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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 - 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

Home Health Care Services versus Assisted Living Cost Comparisons

A report recently published by the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) has found that payments via Medicare for hospice services in assisted living facilities have increased nearly twofold in the past five years when cared to other options such as home health...

Posted by Nathan Hope on Dec 5, 2016

Home Health Care: 50% of Patients Non-Compliant with Meds...

MacMaster University in Canada has recently released a new study, led by Robby Nieuwlaat, showing that half of home health care patients do not take their medications as prescribed, despite any med teaching interventions.

Posted by Nathan Hope on Nov 30, 2016