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:
Include the following evidence-based OASIS C1 best clinical practices for M1850 Transferring:(M1850) Transferring: Current ability to move safely from bed to chair, or ability to turn and position self in bed if patient is bedfast.
Identifies current ability to move safely from...
Medicare's new home health Conditions of Participation go into effect in January 2018. There are multiple changes to the language of the condition regarding patient rights §484.50. Changes to the language include the following:
Changes to language at CoP at §484.50 Patient Rights
Include the following home health care OASIS C2 Best Practices for completing M1910 Falls Risk Assessment on MyHomecareBiz:
As part of your MyHomecareBiz home health management planning include disaster preparedness to satisfy JCAHO, CHAP and ACHC compliance. In the event of a flood, fire, hurricane, tornado, blizzard, wind storm, and any other disaster that affects the delivery of scheduled home health...
MyHomecareBiz: This item is intended to identify the patient’s ability to take all oral (p.o.) medications reliably and safely at all times on OASIS C. The intent of the item is to identify the patient’s ABILITY, not necessarily actual performance.
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Include the following MyHomecareBiz evidence-based OASIS C2 best clinical practices for M1242 Pain Frequency: