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Say "good-bye" to pressure ulcers.
Say "hello" to pressure injuries -- in Technicolor!
The infamous, only-wounds-to-stage skin lesions are now called "pressure injuries" an April 13, 2016 National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP or, should I say, NPIAP?) news release says.
Home Health Compare 5-Star Ratings grade patient satisfaction survey data in addition to the quality of care that agencies provide to patients.
Agencies who aren't registered in the program by April 1 will miss the deadline and lose money.
CMS presents, as its Happy New Year wish, the latest version of the Outcome Assessment Information Set (OASIS) – OASIS-C2. And next year’s “Happy New Year” gift will be implementing the new OASIS-C2 January 1, 2017.
Three new standardized items & ten modified, renumbered items appear in OASIS-C2. The newest OASIS looks a bit different, too. Single data-entry boxes replace check boxes in OASIS-2 for items with only one possible response, and are formatted like Hospice Information Set (HIS) items – a plus for the RN who works in both home health and hospice.
Every home health clinician likes caring a lot.
But Medicare says what home health should do and do not!
A Medicare gift for this holiday season?
OASIS-C2! No one quite knows the reason.