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Tag Archives forConditions of Participation

Home Health CoPs: 5 Tips to Prepare

Over the past several weeks, home health regulatory expert Mary St. Pierre, RN, BSN, MGA has been breaking down the new Home Health CoPs, including: QAPI Infection Control, Care Planning & Coordination Patient Rights Requirements Comprehensive Assessment of Patients, Skilled Professional Services, and Home Health Aide Services Personnel Qualifications, Emergency Preparedness, Compliance with Regulations, Administration […]

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May 12, 2017

Breaking Down the New Home Health Conditions of Participation: Personnel Qualifications, Emergency Preparedness, Compliance with Regulations, Administration of Services, and Clinical Records

Update: On Friday, March 31, 2017, CMS issued a proposed rule to change the new Home Health Conditions of Participation effective date from July 13, 2017 to January 13, 2018. While this change in effective date is currently just a proposed rule, it is expected that the final rule will be consistent with the proposal. […]

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May 3, 2017

Breaking Down the New Home Health Conditions of Participation: Comprehensive Assessment of Patients, Skilled Professional Services, and Home Health Aide Services

Update: On Friday, March 31, 2017, CMS issued a proposed rule to change the new Home Health Conditions of Participation effective date from July 13, 2017 to January 13, 2018. While this change in effective date is currently just a proposed rule, it is expected that the final rule will be consistent with the proposal. […]

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April 26, 2017

Breaking Down the New Home Health Conditions of Participation: QAPI

Update: On Friday, March 31, 2017, CMS issued a proposed rule to change the new Home Health Conditions of Participation effective date from July 13, 2017 to January 13, 2018. While this change in effective date is currently just a proposed rule, it is expected that the final rule will be consistent with the proposal. […]

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April 7, 2017

CMS Publishes Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs)

Update: Please note that on March 31, 2017, CMS issued a proposed rule to change the effective date of the Home Health CoP regulation changes to January 13, 2018. We will continue you to update you on the progress of the CoP regulation updates as information is given. On January 13, 2017, CMS published the […]

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January 26, 2017

Revisions to Requirements for Discharge Planning

Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Revisions to Requirements for Discharge Planning for Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and Home Health Agencies. On November 3, 2015 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a Federal Register notice that would revise Conditions of Participation (CoP) related to discharge planning requirements that Hospitals, including Long-Term Care Hospitals and […]

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December 2, 2015