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What to Watch In 2019

AS 2019 begins to get into the books, many home health industry insiders and experts are preparing for what’s ahead while learning some lessons from the previous year. By most if not all measures, 2018 was a monumental year of change, growth, and adaptation, particularly within the Medicare-certified home health spectrum.

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2018 Year In Review Home Health News Highlights

2018 saw a number of significant events in the home health industry unfold. From the introduction of EVV mandates in numerous states, to OASIS-D, to a number of changes at the federal government level, to PDGM, 2018 into 2019 will be remembered as a time of change. In this edition of our Home Health Blog, we will review some of the highlights as well as some current news which looks to shape 2019 even more.

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The Latest on the ODM EVV Mandate & What it Means for Ohio Agencies

As the ODM in Ohio was scheduled to officially begin denying claims based on their earlier EVV mandate timeline decree which stated: 

As of November, 2018 ,ODM will begin denying Phase 1 claims that do not have a corresponding EVV visit. Providers will need to clear all exceptions and ensure units match.

Opponents had long been pushing for greater privacy protections as states took advantage of a one-year extension to move into compliance with a Medicaid requirement that personal care attendants electronically check in and out when providing homecare services to disabled patients.

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