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Occupational Therapy and Data Collection in Home Health

by Karen Vance, BSOT, Senior Managing Consultant | Clinical Operations Specialist, BKD Health Care Group The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) portends significant changes to the way Medicare currently pays home health agencies (HHA) under Prospective Payment System (PPS). PDGM is … Continue reading

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Safety First: Winter Driving Tips

by Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator There have already been several major snow and ice storms across the country this year. Now that the heart of winter is upon us, HHQI would like to provide some driving tips to … Continue reading

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HHQI and the Proposed Conditions of Participation

by: Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed changes of the Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoP) on October 6, 2014. These are the first proposed changes since 1989 and … Continue reading

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