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CMS Quality Measurements Projects and the Goals

CMS is presently developing outcome core measures that are patient oriented and cross providers setting during the continuum of care.

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…?”

Submitting Request for Records to Medicare Picture

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...

Does staff cohesiveness impact your organization success?

Leadership tools must include alternative effective forms of communication in order to achieve cohesiveness in an organization, read more...

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Falls

Patients falls are a marker of frailty, immobility...

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?

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...

Home Health Care Agency Form Creation

Every home health agency must have up-to-date mandatory forms requiere by state and federal (CMS, AHCA and OSHA) regulations and accrediting bodies for the patient medical record. It is imperative that forms that collect data that are part of the patient medical record are user friendly. See sample forms.

The patient medical record is a "legal" document and is protected under several federal and state regulations as HIPAA, AHCA (FL). Organizations as "American Health Information Management Association" (AHIMA) provides a "Guidelines for Defining the Health Record for Legal Purposes" and the "National Committee for Quality Assurance" (NCQA) also provides a "Guidelines for Medical Record Documentation".
 

Forms Gathering Data 

Other forms are usually developed by the organization to collect data to complete reports for survey as PAC and QI meetings, Utilization Review, patient and employee occurrence reports and infection control reports for employees and patients.

We can help your organization to decrease redundancies in paper work by ensuring that all paper forms in the medical record capture the information required.

Reviewed 1/2020