ExpiredQuality Initiatives in Home Care

  • June 18, 2015
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • June 18, 2015
    3:10 pm - 4:10 pm

June 18, 2015

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT

Registration: Quality Initiatives Brochure

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has a number of quality initiatives for home health on the horizon. A Home Health Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement requirement, 5 Star Ratings on the Home Health Compare website, and Value-Based Purchasing are fast approaching. The OASIS data collection continues to evolve and ICD-10 will finally be implemented this year. This teleconference will provide an update on the CMS initiatives and specify resources that are available to support agencies’ quality improvement efforts.


1. Describe 3 CMS quality initiatives for home health

a. Update on Value Based Purchasing Initiative by CMS

b. 5 Star Ratings for Home Health Compare Website

c. Home Heath Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement roll-out

d. OASIS-C1/ICD-10 Transition

2. Outline resources available to support quality improvement efforts

a. CMS OASIS resources

b. Role of state Quality Improvement Organizations

c. Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign

Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours

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