QAPI Committee

Home / QAPI Committee

How we can help you

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...

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…?”

Understanding Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP)

Understanding the role that Medicare Secondary Payer plays to patient care and your agency is critical.

Post-Acute Care and Home Health Care

What happen to the Acute-Care organization's Discharge Planners and the Post-Acure Care Home Health Care Community Liaison? These roles have disappeared to be replace ....

Tips

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...

Falls

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

Understanding the Purpose of Creating a Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Committee (QAPI) for Your Agency

QI Committee provides an opportunity to share the information collected, aggregated, analyze and presented to representatives of the organization. Like the bees when they pollinate members of the QAPI Committee can disseminate the information throughout the organization and spread the word.

HHCNToday can assist your home care agency to prepare/coordinate and provide assistance in presenting this meeting while working with your DON and Administrator.

A good way to start is to lay out a plan, I always include the following items:

Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Plan

Key FunctionIndicatorTrigger/
Benchmarks
Dept(S)
/Team
Assessment, Care, Treatment & Service, Education, Continuum of Care & Services Patient Teaching Medication Management Documentation Wound Care Based on Casper Reports "Reference Group" QM Dept., Nursing Supervisor, Clinical Staff

Interested, contact us for further information.

Reviewed 1/2020