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Pressure Ulcer Staging - Best Practices for Completing OASIS C2 M1324

Medicare Guidelines for Pressure Ulcer Staging and Completing M1324 - Stage Problematic Pressure Ulcer.

MyHomecareBiz recommends including the following pressure ulcer staging policies and procedures for documenting OASIS C2 M1324 --Stage of Most Problematic Unhealed Pressure Ulcer:

Posted by Nathan Hope on Nov 28, 2017

OASIS C2 - Best Practices for Completing M1910 Fall Risk

Include the following home health care OASIS C2 Best Practices for completing M1910 Falls Risk Assessment on MyHomecareBiz:

Posted by Nathan Hope on May 23, 2017

Home Health: Even a Little Exercise Can Help With Arthritis

Home health care - from HealthDay: Just a little physical activity seems to go a long way toward helping older adults with arthritis remain able to do daily tasks, a new study finds.

Posted by Nathan Hope on Apr 20, 2017

Home Health Care Out-Performs Post-Acute Providers

A recent report has shown that home health agencies are outperforming their post-acute counterparts as a whole in terms of rehospitalization rates. Data released last Wednesday by the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation shows that home health agencies have markedly...

Posted by Nathan Hope on Apr 13, 2017

OASIS C1 - Best Practices for Completing M1324 – Stage of Most Problematic Unhealed Pressure Ulcer

Medicare Guidelines for Completing M1324 - Stage Problematic Pressure Ulcer.

MyHomecareBiz recommends including the following policies and procedures for documenting OASIS C1 M1324 --Stage of Most Problematic Unhealed Pressure Ulcer:

Posted by Nathan Hope on Mar 1, 2017

OASIS C2: How to Answer M1028 Peripheral Vascular Disease

Here are a few key points to remember when answering the home health care form OASIS C2 M1028 for Peripheral Vascular Disease for MyHomecareBiz:
  • The physician or physician designee must confirm that these diagnoses are active and associated with the patient’s home health episode...

Posted by Nathan Hope on Jan 17, 2017

Home Health Best Practices: Gait Abnormality & M1860 Ambulation

In the home heallth environment the admitting clinician (typically an RN) will assess the patient's mobility first using the OASIS assessment.  If deficits are identified on M1860 Ambulation/Mobility, an additional evaluation may be performed by the Physical Therapist. For the...

Posted by Nathan Hope on Jan 10, 2017

OASIS C2 - Best Practices for Completing M1900 Fall Risk

Include the following home health care OASIS C2 Best Practices for completing M1900 Falls Risk Assessment on MyHomecareBiz:

Posted by Nathan Hope on Dec 15, 2016