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Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) in Home Health Care

Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) in Home Health Care The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is a reimbursement payment model used by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for home health services in the United States. It was implemented on January 1, 2020, and it replaced the previous payment model known as the Prospective Payment System (PPS). PDGM is designed to more accurately reimburse home health agencies for the services they provide to Medicare beneficiaries. [...]

OASIS Assessment in Home Health Care

OASIS Assessments in Home Health Care The OASIS (Outcome and Assessment Information Set) is a comprehensive assessment tool used in home healthcare. It is designed to evaluate the functional status, healthcare needs, and outcomes of patients receiving home healthcare services. OASIS assessments are typically conducted by healthcare professionals, such as registered nurses or therapists, at the beginning of a patient's care and periodically throughout the course of their home healthcare services. Here are some key [...]