Home Health Emergency Preparedness: A Guide to Site Survey Success

Beginning on November 15, 2017, home health agencies must be prepared to demonstrate compliance with the home health emergency preparedness condition of participation (CoP). When evaluating for compliance with the CoP requirements, surveyors will follow the standard survey protocols during initial, revalidation, recertification, and complaint surveys. CMS’ goal in enforcement of these requirements is to ensure that Medicare certified organizations “better anticipate and plan for needs,

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Surviving Your Home Health Agency Survey: Planning Ahead

Surviving Home Health Agency Survey Planning: Home Health Survey Success
In our previous post we provided a checklist of items to have handy to help you prepare your home health agency survey.  But in addition to the documentation listed there are a number of things you can do with your managers and staff prior to a survey to ensure your survey is a success.,

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Surviving Your Home Health Agency Survey: Documentation

Home Health Survey Tips.
We are often asked by our customers for tips and information on how to handle a home health agency survey. HEALTHCAREfirst Enterprise Product Manager, Janel Manning, RN, BSN shares some valuable information on how you can be ready when that time comes. Following is the first in a series of articles regarding surveys and Home Health Agency Survey Documentation.

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