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Home Health Management: Tips for a Smooth Hiring Process

The process of hiring additional personal for your agency should beging with the home health management management staff assessing the need of the agency and whether or not it requires adding additional personnel or if the tasks can be fairly delegated between existing employees.

Posted by Trevor Harris on Feb 5, 2019

2018 CoPs: (Draft) Interpretive Guidelines for §484.80 HHA Duties

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a draft of the Interpretive Guidelines to the final Conditions of Participation scheduled to be implemented January 13, 2018. CMS has asked for feedback on the Draft Interpretive Guidelines. The draft Interpretive Guidelines...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Jan 2, 2018

Home Health 2018 CoPs: Updated Personnel Qualifications

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 personnel qualifications §484.105. Changes to the language include the following:

Posted by Joy Joan E. De Castro, RN, MSN on Oct 24, 2017

2.5 Million More Home Health Care Workers Needed by 2030

Home Health Care News - A recent study by UC San Francisco researchers has purported to show that as many as 2.5 million additional home health employees will be required to provide service to American seniors. This comes as no surprise, given the enormous increase of the senior...

Posted by Nathan Hope on Jun 10, 2015