Home Care: No Reimbursement Code for New Technology: Does It Prevent Hospitalizations?

Wiles, Kimberly S.
February 2015
AARC Times;Feb2015, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p6
The author argues on the pay for performance model for emerging technology at home health agencies in the U.S. She presents the systematic process for getting approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) through its Council on Technology and Innovation, such as coverage, coding and or payment. She also mentions the role of respiratory therapist in deploying this technology and the need to revise the post-acute care reimbursement system.


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