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Please enjoy The Home Health Navigator Blog intended to provide an outlet for FORCE Billing and Coding to share valuable, timely information about Home Health Agency Billing, Coding, and Compliance. Experienced members of our staff will be providing insight on the issues they face every day. Please feel free to join in the discussion by asking questions, leaving comments, or sharing our blog posts with your colleagues.

Home Health Agencies: New PEPPER Available

Posted: 22nd Feb 2017

A new Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) for Home Health Agencies (H

Home Health Tip: Therapy Services

Posted: 22nd Feb 2017

Home Health Tip: Therapy Services

New Condition Code for Reporting Home Health Episodes with No Skilled Visits

Posted: 22nd Feb 2017

New Condition Code for Reporting Home Health Episodes with No Skilled Visits

Submitting First Level Appeals Through the eServices Portal

Posted: 22nd Feb 2017

Submitting First Level Appeals Through the eServices Portal

Did You Know that Your Claim Can Receive the Specific Granular Error - The Face-to-Face Encounter No

Posted: 22nd Sep 2016

The specific granular error The Face-to-Face Encounter Not Present can not only be received if you d

Quarterly Update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) – October CY 2016 Update

Posted: 25th Aug 2016

This article is based on Change Request (CR) 9749, which informs you that payment files were issued

Home Health Tip: Insulin Administration

Posted: 25th Aug 2016

If insulin is administered by the home health agency, the reason the beneficiary or care giver canno

ADR Response Calculator

Posted: 25th Aug 2016

ADR Response Calculator

The New OASIS C2 Will Take Effect January 1 2017

Posted: 14th Jan 2016

The New OASIS C2 Will Take Effect January 1 2017 The CMS has changed some items on the OASIS once ag

10 Questions for Home Health Coders

Posted: 4th Jan 2016

  1. What type of services is the patient receiving, and what is the reason for each of the services?
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