for Home Health Aides
By Jill Dyer, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O of J.I.D. Consulting and Coding
Home health aides are the subject of nine new standards in the Conditions of Participation (CoPs). These comprehensive and detailed requirements cover qualifications, training, supervision, evaluations, and more. It’s critical that your team understands and can effectively implement requirements by the January 13, 2018 CoPs effective date.
- The four ways home health aides can become qualified
- The knowledge and skills required for a successful competency evaluation
- Detailed requirements for aide training and supervision
About the Author
Jill Dyer, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O is a senior-level home health executive with progressive management experience in home health. Jill was co-owner and Administrator of a home health agency with more than 350 patients, a position in which she served from 2005 to February of 2012. Jill is certified as a Home Care Coding and OASIS Specialist, and is an accomplished nurse with 33 years of experience as a Home Health Administrator, Home Health Director of Nursing, and Nurse Consultant for Home Health.
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