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CMS Issues New Rule for CAHPS Surveys

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin requiring Consumer Assessment Health Provider System (CAHPS) surveys in 2015. More about the requirement below.

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Top Denial Reason Codes and How to Prevent Them

Palmetto GBA released the Hospice Medical Review's Top Denial Reason Codes for July-September 2014 and steps to prevent denied claims.

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DEA Issues Final Ruling on Drug Disposal Act

The DEA's final ruling regarding drug disposal became effective October 9, 2014. The ruling states that nurses may no longer "waste" a patient's medications. The nurse can only "assist" the ULTIMATE USER in the disposal of medications, including controlled substances.

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Mark Bellamy interviewed by Dr. Gloria Horsley on Open to Hope

mumms Software's Mark Bellamy, Vice President of Business Development, was featured recently on the YouTube channel of Dr. Gloria Horsley's Open to Hope Foundation. 

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Harbor Hospice Among the First to Deploy mumms Software's Hummingbird

mumms Software, an innovator in the hospice and palliative care EMR industry, is pleased to announce that Harbor Hospice, part of Harbor Healthcare System headquartered in Beaumont, Texas, will be among the first hospices to deploy the newest mumms product, Hummingbird, throughout all of their locations.

“We are thrilled to begin utilizing Hummingbird soon,” says Chief Data Officer, Brad Thibodaux. “We haven’t seen anything quite like it. In seeking the best EMR for our hospice, we know we have chosen the right partner as we continue growing to 100 locations by 2017. In this ever-changing and heavily scrutinized world of hospice, we needed technology smart enough to provide all of our sites with hospice specific business intelligence, remain compliant with regulatory changes and still deliver ease of use for our clinicians, so their focus can always remain on providing the very best care for our patients.”

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