Category \ Medicare Conditions of Participation


There are expectations of home health skilled professionals scattered throughout the updated home health Conditions of Participation, but specifically addressed in section §484.75. While agencies line out their expectations in the form of job descriptions, policies and procedures, the Centers … Keep Reading
With the new Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) now in effect, Axxess has been providing webinars, blog posts, on-demand videos and other materials to ensure agencies are as prepared as possible to meet the new Conditions of Participation … Keep Reading
With the new Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) now in effect, Axxess has been providing webinars, blog posts, on-demand videos and other materials to ensure agencies are as prepared as possible to meet the new CoP requirements. Thousands have participated … Keep Reading
Axxess is committed to the industry's success and continues to work relentlessly to ensure we provide the tools agencies need to successfully manage care in the home. With the new Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for home health now in … Keep Reading
  The implementation date for Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation (HH CoPs) will NOT be delayed, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This means agencies are expected to be fully compliant with the updated standards … Keep Reading
The Emergency Preparedness (EP) regulation for home health agencies is a separate rule; however, this  regulation is tied to the new Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for agencies as well. This means that agencies must remain compliant with requirements for … Keep Reading
As we continue our blog series on the updated Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for home health agencies, we turn our focus to the Infection Prevention and Control Standards found at Subpart B, §484.70. These standards are to ensure protection … Keep Reading
In the last blog, we reviewed several standards in the updated Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for home health agencies aimed at quality healthcare and achieving better outcomes. Building on the theme of quality, we see additional standards regarding Quality … Keep Reading
The updates to the Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) emphasize quality of care on many levels, from the comprehensive assessment to structure and operation of the home health agency itself. This is consistent with the Centers for Medicare … Keep Reading
Previous blogs have mentioned CMS' focus on the Triple Aim: Improving the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction); Improving the health of populations; and reducing the per capita cost of health care. In a review of the updated … Keep Reading
The much-anticipated draft copy of the Interpretive Guidance of the Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for Medicare- and Medicaid-certified home health agencies was made public recently. This draft copy gives additional insight regarding what the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services … Keep Reading
According to the updated home health Conditions of Participation (CoPs), qualifications and expectations of skilled professionals are grouped together and moved to Subpart B Patient Care. As is the theme of the home health CoPs, an emphasis has been placed … Keep Reading