The MediSked Blog

Regulatory Update: CMS Issues EVV Guidance

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Wed, May 16, 2018 @ 03:11 PM

On May 16, CMS released Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) guidance for section 12006(b) of the 21st Century Cures Act for states and stakeholders in the form of an Information Bulletin (CIB) and FAQs

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Tags: EVV, 2018, Industry Trends

8 Signs You Work in the Human Services Industry

Posted by Tiffany Dumond on Fri, May 04, 2018 @ 12:45 PM

1. You are Flexible- Because that’s the way this industry works

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Tags: Awareness, 2018, Careers, Industry Trends

Implementing Value-Based Payments Across the HCBS Continuum

Posted by Tyler Blake on Mon, Apr 09, 2018 @ 04:50 PM

As states, payers, and oversight continue to find new and innovative ways to improve quality, cost, and efficiency of home and community base services (HCBS), many are looking to Value-Based Payments as a reimbursement model that drives these goals. Value-Based Payments (VBP) is a reimbursement model that shifts away from compensating providers based on volume (fee-for-service), and towards a model which rewards providers based on their efficiency and quality of care. The idea behind this shift is to incentivize providers to create more value in the services that they provide, instead of incentivizing sheer volume of services.

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Tags: Home and Community Based Services, Managed Care, 2018, Industry Trends, VBP

Upcoming Webinar: Electronic Visit Verification: What You Need to Know to Comply

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Tue, Apr 03, 2018 @ 12:37 PM

Please join us our webinar on April 19th, from 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET to learn about the ins and outs of electronic visit verification (EVV). 

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Tags: Compliance, EVV, 2018, Industry Trends