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RCD Moves Forward in Texas and North Carolina

In the latest news for RCD, the choice selection period for Home Health Agencies (HHAs) located in Texas officially began on Jan 15th 2020, and will end on Feb 13th, 2020. HHAs can visit Palmetto GBA’s provider portal here for additional information and details on selection process. The portal guides HHAs through viewing their available choices and making selections. Any HHAs that do not make a choice selection by the February 13, 2020 deadline will be automatically placed in Choice 2: Post payment Review. After the conclusion of the choice selection period, the demonstration will begin in Texas on March 2, 2020, and all episodes of care starting on or after that date will be subject to requirements of the choice selected.

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FLORIDA EVV INFORMATION

Florida EVV

As 2020 kicks off, EVV is a hot topic in Florida. In this edition of the Alora Home Health blog, we’ll take a look at EVV in Florida, exploring the start date, FAQs, general information, as well as resources for you to learn more about Florida’s 2020 EVV implementation schedule.

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EHR Software

As the world moves towards the use of technological innovations and digital help, more companies and organizations have looked into the possibility of getting software or systems that will help them efficiently operate in their respective fields. For healthcare, such technological innovation would refer not only to advanced machines that help diagnose a patient but also the use of software to assist in things like patient monitoring and billing. This trend is inspired by the new demands and regulations that guide physicians and healthcare providers in expending proper patient-centered care. As a result, electronic health record software, or EHR systems, has become more desirable, if not necessary.

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Medicare Advantage 2020

The Medicare Advantage Explosion

As the Medicare Advantage transition picks up steam, 2020 will be a watershed year for home care providers and the benefits they’ll see.

With a slew of legal changes over the past 10 years, which include the Bipartisan Budget act of 2018 and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, Medicare’s focus on value-based care versus the old fee-for-service model has taken hold nationwide.

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