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Physician Orders


Our new Physician orders, scheduled for release January 2018, supports agencies with managing orders within AgencyCore.  The new Physician orders provides the ability to easily document and support tracking of all orders entered into AgencyCore.    The latest updates provide the ability to account for all interventions and orders in the new Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoP). [CoP §484.60 (b)]


Based on the following CoPs:

CoP §484.110 (a) Standard:  Contents of clinical record.   The record must include:


CoP §484.110(a)(1) The patient's current comprehensive assessment, including all of the assessments from the most recent home health admission, clinical notes, plans of care, and physician orders;  COP §484.110(a)(2) All interventions, including medication administration, treatments, and services, and responses to those interventions;


We have added the following functionality:


Conformance with physician orders are based on the following CoPs:

CoP §484.60(b)(3) states "Verbal orders must be accepted only by personnel authorized to do so by applicable state laws and regulations and by the HHA’s internal policies."


CoP §484.60(b)(4) states "When services are provided on the basis of a physician's verbal orders, a nurse acting in accordance with state licensure requirements, or other qualified practitioner responsible for furnishing or supervising the ordered services, in accordance with state law and the HHA's policies, must document the orders in the patient's clinical record, and sign, date, and time the orders.  Verbal orders must be authenticated and dated by the physician in accordance with applicable state laws and regulations, as well as the HHA's internal policies."


We have added the following functionality: