Home care can be tricky and you simply canâ€™t afford to make mistakes. Through our auditing services, we will provide you with a snapshot of how your agency adds up in each of our specialized auditing areas. Our audit services include a private coaching session with one of our experts explaining the findings. Let FMS help you find areas for improvement and opportunity.
Our Auditing Services Include:
Mock Audit and Consulting Services
Todayâ€™s demands on home health/hospice administrators are greater than ever with Medicare cuts and new protocols. With a comprehensive on-site evaluation of your agency, Foundation Management Services, Inc. can assist in building on your staffâ€™s strengths and recognizing your weaknesses through customized training and consulting. Our experienced staff will offer solutions and recommendations that will result in improved quality of care, cost-effective strategies and increased efficiencies.
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Under the current reimbursement system, there are no margins for error. FMS has the solution for accurate home care and hospice coding, sequencing, and optimal reimbursement. By partnering with an industry-leading service, your field staff and case managers will have more time to focus on quality patient care and proper documentation. Coding-To-Go gives your agency access to Certified Home Care & Hospice Coding Specialists (HCS-D & HCS-H), who are audited for accuracy.
Benefits of Coding-To-Go:
How to get started:
Even if you have dedicated coding staff, chances are your coders will take vacation days, have sick days, and sometimes need back-up support for an influx of new patients or difficult assessments. When that happens, call FMS for PRN help. Let FMS help you with all your outsource coding needs!
Welcome to the FMS Online University!
FMS Online University gives you the opportunity to choose from our ever-expanding online library. Our online education offers flexibility for your field clinicians to have access to education on demand.
FMS online training offers a comprehensive library providing training and education to most disciplines. You can choose online training to review a topic, to investigate a new specialty, or to gain in-depth knowledge. Training is rated by degree of difficulty and some are offered in a series.
Link to FMS University here!
Does the majority of your staff need training? Let FMS come to you. Drawing from decades of experience, our team of experts provide onsite training in a wide variety of subject areas. This customizable education option is as cost-efficient as it is convenient.
Sample topics include:
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Set up to be led by an appointed instructor with students, this manual has 10 sections including: Overview of Hospice Services, The Role of the Volunteer, Confidentiality and Patient/Family Rights, Pain and Symptom Control, and Bereavement to name a few. Each section will be prefaced with a sheet of “Instructor’s Tips” that will guide you, as the instructor, on how to administer the information to the students. You can make each session as long or as short as you need to in order to meet the needs of your agency. We do recommend, however, that you take at least one hour per session.
A mini-manual with the Federal regulations, Medicare chapter 7, and useful resources pages. This smaller sized binder is perfect to carry to all of your visits or to have a copy in the office. State editions also available for Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico that include state regulations.
This mini-manual contains the Medicare Conditions of Participation regulations for hospice care, the federal regulations for hospice care, and other useful resources.
A quick reference to the many acronyms in Home Health & Hospice
This manual is to ensure your staff and your patients are equipped with all the information needed during an emergency or natural disaster.