Outsourcing is changing — possibly more in home health billing services than anywhere else.
The assumptions and practices that were true a few years ago have shifted thanks to technology and general changes in the industry.
The dust still hasn’t settled on the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), but this doesn’t mean that you can’t start putting together a strategy today that will protect your bottom line. As a matter of fact, getting an early start is even more important.
Revenue cycle mistakes have always been costly for home health agencies, but the stakes are about to get even higher.
If you want to outsource home health billing and coding, now is a great time. Not only can outsourcing provide you with high-quality services and more time to focus on your core competencies, but you’ll also be addressing other issues. Staffing challenges around coding, in particular, are well-known. We were receiving warnings almost ten years ago, and now, coders call the shots.