The Clinician’s Guide to the New Conditions of Participation:
Part 3: QAPI
By Jill Dyer, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O of J.I.D. Consulting and Coding
Although many home health agencies already have QAPI programs in place, Medicare's Conditions of Participation (CoPs) have their own new and more specific requirements for quality assessment and performance improvement. All clinicians need to know about five new standards in the CoPs to ensure QAPI compliance.
Home health clinical expert Jill Dyer, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O developed this helpful guide to outline the detailed requirements home health agency QAPI programs. This tip sheet is the third in our new, ongoing series, The Clinician’s Guide to the New Conditions of Participation.
>> Read the previous installments here: Part 1: Patient Rights & Part 2: The Comprehensive Assessment
Whether you're an administrator looking to support staff education, or a clinician busy with patient care, this tip sheet is for you.
Read to learn:
- The 5 new QAPI standards and their detailed requirements
- 10 key considerations for preparing your agency’s QAPI program
- How your agency can gather actionable data to use in your program
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