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Quality Management Role For The Betterment of Your Agency Picture

Quality Management Role For The Betterment of Your Agency

The Quality Manager can be a catalytic agent between departments in your organization. A Quality Manager in a strategic position in an organization can help improve revenues in multiple ways. Identifying processes assigned to staff ....

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Submitting Request for Records to Medicare

More than 47% of denials by PalmettoGBA for the period of 10/2017-12/2018 were related to...... Read More...

Discipline Frequency and Duration Orders

Did you know that the Medicare week to write orders for treatments and/or frequency and duration varies from home health agency to home health agency? For more information see "Are you knew to the home…?”

Quality Assurance data for Performance Improvement

How specific are your clinicians when developing a Patient Fall Program? How do you track and educate clinicians to reduce and or prevent patient injuries related to patients\' falls? The Triangle Pyramid...

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OASIS Tip - M1600 Patients discharged with an UTI on discharge and PAEs Report

Are your Potentially Avoidable Events (PAEs) Report showing an increase in patients being discharged while having an UTI?

Ready for CMS QAPI Program?

According to CMS in 2011 several nursing homes providers begun testing CMS QAPI Program, Quality Assurance (QA) and Performance Improvement (PI), Program which includes Five Elements...

Patient-Driven Grouping Model (PDGM)-Effective January 1, 2020 CMS Home Health Payment Methodology. Picture

Patient-Driven Grouping Model (PDGM)-Effective January 1, 2020 CMS Home Health Payment Methodology.

Have you downloaded the CMS PDGM Excel file from the CMS Home Health Agency Center?

Medicare Home Health Compliance...Are You Ready?

Continue staff education that focuses on identified negative patient outcomes and ineffective organization’s process will ensure improve compliance with regulatory requirements and decrease Risk Management issues.

Continuing Education for the Staff

Continue staff education that focuses on identified negative patient outcomes and ineffective organization’s process will ensure improve compliance with regulatory requirements and decrease Risk Management issues. Education sessions do not need be complex, time consuming or expensive.

Annual Educational In-Services

The following are Annual Educational In-services that may improve your organization patient outcomes and improve structural processes:
• Preventing Re-hospitalization
• OASIS
• Documenting Homebound Status
• Wound Care Management
• CMS OASIS Q&As
• Infection Control
• Injuries related to falls and completing and Occurrence Reports

Revised 1.2020