Beyond hospice: Home health agencies plagued by UPICs and SMRCs | Husch Blackwell LLP

In this episode, we continue our discussion of trends in home health enforcement, focusing on other audits that agencies are currently concerned about. These include audits of Unified Program Integrity Contractors (UPIC), Supplemental Medical Review Contractors (SMRC), and the Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) Program by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). As with palliative care, these audits can be an administrative burden and should be taken seriously. Meg Pekarske, Bryan Nowicki and Erin Burns of Husch Blackwell talk about some of the See more +

In this episode, we continue our discussion of trends in home health enforcement, focusing on other audits that agencies are currently concerned about. These include audits of Unified Program Integrity Contractors (UPIC), Supplemental Medical Review Contractors (SMRC), and the Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) Program by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). As with palliative care, these audits can be an administrative burden and should be taken seriously. Meg Pekarske, Bryan Nowicki and Erin Burns of Husch Blackwell talk about some of the types of home health audits they’re currently seeing and strategies for responding and calling. See less –