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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 ....

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.

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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...

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?

Understanding Medicare Requirements for Home Health Care Agencies

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

December 31, 2019

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

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.

December 31, 2019

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

Falls

February 11, 2019

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

Results from the Target Probe & Educate Audit for October 1, 2017 - October 2, 2019.

January 04, 2020

Results from October 1, 2017-October 2, 2019 TP&E.

Ready for CMS QAPI Program?

December 31, 2019

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...