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Michael McGowan, CEO, OperaCare LLC.

Michael McGowan is a former State/CMS Region IX OASIS coordinator and president of OPERACARE. Based in Socorro NM. The company utilizes proactive OASIS analytics to exploit the entirety of PPS system, establish financial predictability, minimize ADR’s & Audit risks, and monitor OASIS outcomes. The company’s remote monitoring services mimic Intermediaries and audit contractor’s activities to quantify your risks and validate the care you deliver.

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THE EXPANSION OF HHVBP

Apr 22, 2021 8:36:24 AM / by Michael McGowan, CEO, OperaCare LLC. posted in PDGM, Value-based care, Compliance, Home Health, Quality assurance, Home Health Care

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The Expansion of HHVBP

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How to Avoid the Financial Blow of 2021

Dec 21, 2020 8:30:00 AM / by Michael McGowan, CEO, OperaCare LLC. posted in PDGM, Co-morbidity, Home Health, Quality assurance, 5-Day RAP Penalty

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How to avoid the financial blow of 2021

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CMS ANNOUNCES OASIS E

Mar 20, 2020 9:11:00 AM / by Michael McGowan, CEO, OperaCare LLC. posted in PDGM, Compliance, Home Health, OASIS

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CMS Announces OASIS E

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EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH WITH 1135 WAIVER

Mar 18, 2020 8:39:00 AM / by Michael McGowan, CEO, OperaCare LLC. posted in Home Health, COVID-19, Telehealth

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Expansion of Telehealth with 1135 Waiver

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RECOVERING YOUR THERAPY MARGINS

Jan 21, 2020 9:02:00 AM / by Michael McGowan, CEO, OperaCare LLC. posted in PDGM, Therapy, Home Health

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Recovering Your Therapy Margins

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CURRENT MARGINS IN A PDGM PAYMENT MODEL

Oct 22, 2019 1:14:00 PM / by Michael McGowan, CEO, OperaCare LLC. posted in PDGM, Value-based care, Home Health, Scribing, OASIS

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Current Margins in a PDGM Payment Model

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CHARTING FOR HOME HEALTH SUCCESS

Apr 2, 2019 12:13:00 PM / by Michael McGowan, CEO, OperaCare LLC. posted in PDGM, Home Health, Quality assurance, OASIS

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Charting for Home Health Success

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VOLUME TO VALUE CHANGE FOR HOME HEALTH- NOT NEW AND NOT SURPRISING

Mar 1, 2019 1:04:00 PM / by Michael McGowan, CEO, OperaCare LLC. posted in PDGM, RCD, Value-based care, Home Health, Quality assurance, Scribing

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HHVBP and PDGM mimic the restructuring hospitals went through in the acute care reforms when “fill the beds” turned into “empty the beds” almost overnight.  This practice continues without fail almost twenty years later. Home health is now seeing high volume, large census, low value care models being replaced with high Acuity, outcomes driven, rapid cycle care.

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