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Home Health Care Software FAQ

2018-03-29T03:07:34+00:00June 5, 2017|Home Health|

Home Health Care Software FAQ What is Home Health Care? Home Health Care Software FAQ: Home Health, in its simplest definition, is care provided to individuals at home rather than in a hospital, inpatient unit or physician’s office. The care provided typically consists of part time or intermittent skilled care which may include nursing, physical

Hospice Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

2017-12-19T02:45:59+00:00June 5, 2017|Hospice Care|

What is Hospice Care? Hospice Care provides medical services, emotional care and spiritual support for individuals that have been given a terminal diagnosis in which the physician has identified that the anticipated life-expectancy is less than six months. However, the duration in which a Hospice patient receives Hospice Care varies greatly depending on their choices

Hospice CAHPS Frequently Asked Questions

2018-05-24T22:13:54+00:00June 5, 2017|Hospice Care|

What is the Hospice CAHPS Survey? Drawing heavily on questionnaires from the public domain such as the Family Evaluation of Hospice Care (FEHC), CMS implemented a CAHPS® Hospice Survey, also referred to as Hospice CAHPS, to measure the experiences that patients and their caregivers have with hospice care. The survey was developed to: Provide a source

Home Health Conditions of Participation FAQ

2018-03-29T02:44:48+00:00June 5, 2017|Home Health|

Home Health Conditions of Participation FAQ: BACKGROUND Home Health Conditions of Participation FAQ: In January 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) final rule in the Federal Register. The CoPs are the minimum health and safety standards that a home health agency must meet in order

Home Health CoPs: 5 Tips for HHCoPs Preparation

2018-06-16T02:59:46+00:00May 12, 2017|News|

Home Health Conditions of Participation: 5 Tips for HHCoPs Preparation 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

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

2018-06-16T03:04:53+00:00May 3, 2017|News|

Breaking Down the New Home Health Conditions of Participation: Personnel Qualifications, Emergency Preparedness, Compliance with Regulations, Administration of Services, and Clinical Records To help you prepare for the new Home Health CoPs, HEALTHCAREfirst has partnered with home health care consultant and regulatory expert, Mary St. Pierre, RN, BSN, MGA, for a series of blog articles regarding the

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

2018-06-16T03:02:15+00:00May 1, 2017|News|

Comprehensive Assessment of Patients, Skilled Professional Services, and Home Health Aide Services To help you prepare for the new Conditions of Participation, HEALTHCAREfirst has partnered with home health care consultant and regulatory expert, Mary St. Pierre, RN, BSN, MGA, for a series of blog articles regarding the regulatory changes to the CoPs that will likely require amended