Medicare's Conditions of Participation (CoP) requires an HHA's Governing Body to regularly evaluate the policies and procedures that regulate the Agency's:
- Agency-wide risk management
- Patient-specific risk management
- Emergency Preparedness
- Employee Management: continuing education,...
Medicare's Conditions of Participation (CoP) requires a Home Health Governing Body that must oversee hundreds of policies and procedures to monitor and regulate infection control, quality assurance, fiscal performance and accounting, emergency preparedness, employee credentials and...
In the healthcare setting, ethical behavior includes
- respecting patient choice,
- protecting patient confidentiality, privacy, and security, and
- administering health care services according to professionally-accepted standards of practice.
In January 2018 Medicare made multiple changes to the language of the condition regarding Emergency Preparedness §484.102. Medicare also created an exception to emergency preparedness testing and drills: if the HHA experiences an emergency - that requires activation of the emergency...
CHAP, JCAHO, ACHC & Medicare require that “The group of professional personnel meets frequently to advise the agency on professional issues, to participate in the evaluation of the agency’s quality assurance program...”
Your Agency's Incident Reporting System is the foundation for...
Home Health Care Policies: Emergency Preparedness
In the event of a flood, fire, hurricane, tornado, blizzard, wind storm, and any other disaster that affects the delivery of scheduled home health care services, your agency should have the following emergency preparedness plan to...