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The Health Group, LLC provides cost reporting, financial consulting, merger/acquisition, Medicare enrollment, strategic planning, and other financial management and compliance-related services to healthcare providers across the country. We serve freestanding, provider-based, proprietary, and tax-exempt healthcare providers of all sizes.

Our Affiliate

Gray, Griffith & Mays – Morgantown, PLLC provides financial reporting, accounting, business planning, assurance, and tax services to clients across the country. Our clients are both small and large. We offer out clients the experience of a large CPA firm but with the attention provided by a smaller firm.

The success of The Health Group, LLC is the result of quality service by experienced professionals in combination with our network of other professionals across the country.

Our Services

The Health Group, LLC provides an extensive array of financial and consulting services to its clients. We approach each client and each client service as unique based on the skillsets of the client’s personnel to ensure client needs are met.

Education

The Health Group, LLC provides live educational conferences and webinars on healthcare financial and compliance issues of importance. Registrations are now being accepted for the 2021 Hospice Financial Management Academy scheduled for September 13-14, 2021.

Hospice News

FISCAL YEAR 2023 APPROPRIATIONS BILL

Volume 23.01 The Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations Bill (“Omnibus Budget”) recently passed includes the following of immediate interest to hospice providers: Sequestration – The legislation extends Medicare sequestration into 2032 and sets the sequestration at two percent (2%) for 2030 and 2031. CAP...

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OPPOSE CAP REDUCTIONS IN ANY CONGRESSIONAL ACTION

Volume 22.17 All hospice providers need to be vocal regarding any efforts that Congress may take to reduce the Medicare CAP as part of any end-of-year legislative package.  The National Association for Home Care and Hospice (“NAHC”) has created a simple email for you at Ask Congress to Reject...

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DON’T FORGET PRF PHASE 4 REPORTING IS UPCOMING

Volume 22.16 Many providers received Phase 4 funding (payment received between July 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021) of more than $10,000.  These funds are used for lost revenues and qualifying COVID-19 expenses incurred between January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2022. The use of these funds...

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Healthcare News

CMS UPDATES MEDICARE ENROLLMENT INSTRUCTIONS

 Volume 22.12 Effective December 5, 2022, certain modifications have been made to Chapter 10 of the Medicare Program Integrity Manual dealing primarily with “Ownership Disclosures”, “Electronic Funds Transfers”, and “Special Payment Addresses”. MM12880 - Provider Enrollment Instructions: Seventh...

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OIG REPORTS ON PROVIDER RELIEF FUND REQUIREMENT IMPROVEMENTS

Volume 22.11 In September 2022, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released a report entitled “HHS’s and HRSA’s Controls Related to Selected Provider Relief Fund Program Requirements Could Be Improved” (“Report”).  The OIG’s objective was to determine...

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MAJOR REVISIONS MADE TO HOME OFFICE COST REPORT

Volume 22.10 The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released Home Office Cost Statement, Form CMS-287-22 (“Home Office Cost Report”).  R1P248i | CMS The new Home Office Cost Report (CMS-287-22) is effective for cost reporting periods beginning on or after October 1, 2022, and...

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Home Health News

FISCAL YEAR 2023 APPROPRIATIONS BILL

 Volume 23.01 The Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations Bill (“Omnibus Budget”) recently passed includes the following of immediate interest to home health providers: Sequestration – The legislation extends Medicare sequestration into 2032 and sets the sequestration at two percent (2%) for 2030 and...

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HOME HEALTH PAYMENTS RULE RELEASED

Volume 22.06 On October 31, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") issued the calendar year ("CY") 2023 Home Health Prospective Payment System ("HH PPS") Rate Update final rule, which updates Medicare payment policies and rates for home health agencies ("HHAs"). This rule...

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EMPLOYEE OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

Volume 22.05 EMPLOYEE OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR The Department of Labor has released a “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” (“Notice”) today, which proposes to modify Wage and Hour Division regulations relating to the determination of whether an individual is an employee or independent contractor under...

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