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
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.
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 improved...
CMS will notify providers at least 30 days in advance when there is a change to the ruling.
FROM National Association of Home Care: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Friday 3/31/2017 that it was suspending the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration program (PCRD)...
(HealthDay News) -- High blood pressure and weakened bones are two big health issues for seniors with and without home health care services.Now, new data suggests that one class of drugs might help protect against both.
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FROM MEDICARE: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have finalized HHA care policies and rules governing HHAs that will improve the quality of home health care services for Medicare and Medicaid