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Axxess announced on July 23 that it has introduced several valuable tools within its software solution to help clients prepare for the Patient-Driven Groupings Model, which goes into effect in January. The company believes this release makes it the first software partner to deliver a full suite of tools to review and prepare for the impact of PDGM.
Among several important features Axxess clients can use are tools that use their own data over the past three years to analyze the revenue impact PDGM will have on the agency for specific episodes of care, and how the agency’s current case-mix will be impacted under the new payment model. Axxess also has provided a PDGM modeling tool that enables agencies to model key PDGM components during the intake process to assess what impact the new referral would have on reimbursements.
"PDGM is the biggest regulatory change for our industry in more than 20 years, so the features we provide to help our clients prepare for the changes under the new payment model are extremely important," said Andrew Olowu, Chief Technology Officer at Axxess. "Our in-house engineering team is proud to have developed and delivered these valuable tools to help our clients thrive under PDGM."
Features Axxess has shared with its clients to help them prepare for PDGM include:
In addition to announcing that these PDGM features are available months ahead of the January, 2020 implementation of the new payment regulations, Axxess reports that it has also developed a PDGM resource center that provides on-demand videos, step-by-step guidance on the new PDGM solution features, FAQs about PDGM, and other resources. In addition, Axxess industry experts have shared valuable insights and thought leadership in a series of webinars and PDGM blog articles that are available through the company website.
"Our leadership in helping our clients get ready for PDGM is a continuation of the innovation leadership that drives our company every day," Olowu said. "We have every confidence Axxess clients will be the best prepared to thrive under the new PDGM payment model in the years ahead."
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