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No-Pay RAP and Billing Resources


The following success resources are designed to help organizations accommodate no-pay RAPs and billing changes in 2021.

Software Updates


Click the links below to view recent software updates designed to accommodate no-pay RAPs and billing changes in 2021.


RAP Aging Tool


Axxess Home Health provides a RAP aging tool that enables organizations to track timely submission of RAPs, and Notices of Admission (NOAs) in 2022, and avoid deductions in final payment based on the Final Rule. Click here to learn more.


Billing Center Updates


The Billing Center in Axxess Home Health enables users to bill both RAPs at the onset of the episode and accommodates split-percentage payments to help organizations comply with the 2021 billing changes outlined in the Final Rule. Click here to learn more.


No-Pay RAP Settings for Episodic Payers


Axxess Home Health provides no-pay RAP and 2021 billing settings for episodic payers, so organizations can easily identify payers that follow CMS 2021 RAP requirements. Click here to learn more.


No-Pay RAPs in Pending Claims


Axxess Home Health enables users to view and track no-pay RAPs on the Pending Claims screen. By closely monitoring no-pay RAPs, organizations can ensure timely RAP submission and minimize the risk of penalties due to returned claims. Click here to learn more.

No-Pay RAP FAQs


Click to find answers to frequently asked questions on the 2021 billing changes.


No-Pay RAP FAQs

Webinars


Watch the recorded webinars below to learn more about no-pay RAPs and billing changes in 2021.


Operational Best Practices for CMS’ Home Health RAP Changes


This recorded webinar provides an overview of the Medicare Request for Anticipated Payment (RAP) billing changes and how they will impact the bottom line of home health organizations. Watch to learn how technology can ensure a successful transition to the new regulatory requirements and how to tighten operational processes to prevent 2021 payment penalties.


Prepare for Success with Medicare’s New 2021 Home Health Billing Requirements


This recorded webinar discusses how to best forecast, prepare for and execute operational changes to succeed in the new 2021 Medicare environment. This on-demand webinar features:

  • A high-level overview of the major RAP billing changes that are coming and the potential financial impact to your organization

  • Strategies and tips to stay on top of and navigate Medicare claim requirements

  • Frequently asked questions submitted by our audience regarding these important changes


Home Health Final Rule 2021: What You Need to Know


Join Axxess and HealthCare ConsultLink for a review of the 2021 Home Health Final Rule issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The recorded webinar reviews the home health regulatory changes regarding telehealth, upcoming billing changes and the delayed implementation of OASIS-E.


2021 Changes Home Health Clinicians Need to Know


This recorded webinar discusses the changes coming in the 2021 Medicare Home Health Final Rule and how the new no-pay RAP billing changes will impact clinicians. The discussion covers:

  • The no-pay Request for Anticipated Payment (RAP) updates

  • Important visit and documentation requirement differences

  • How a clinician’s workflow will affect an organization’s revenue

  • Strategies to adjust to the new regulations and ensure compliance

  • Collaboration tips for the care team and office staff


2021 Billing Regulatory and Workflow Software Updates


This recorded webinar reviews the new 2021 Medicare changes and highlights important billing software workflow requirements. Watch to view a product demonstration of recent software innovations in Axxess Home Health and learn where to find helpful tools and free educational resources to prepare for and succeed in the 2021 regulatory environment.


Shake Up Your Staffing Operations in 2021: How to Overcome Obstacles to Growth


Click here to watch our LinkedIn Live on how to shake up your staffing operations in 2021. In this recorded video, Axxess expert Tammy Ross explains how to adjust to the new regulations.

Blogs


Click the links below to read Axxess blogs on no-pay RAPs and billing changes in 2021.


Home Health Organizations Should Know These 2021 Final Rule Changes


The Benefits of the Home Health No-Pay RAP


How the 2021 Final Rule Will Affect Home Health Organizations


Billing Changes to Expect in the Coming Years


Shake Up Your Staffing Operations in 2021

Regulatory Overview


Click here to download a copy of the following regulatory overview.


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