September 2015

  • Bureau Welcomes New Employees
  • Other Staff Changes
  • Transportation Services Catalog
  • Implementation of ICD-10-CM
  • Family Care Safety Registry/EDL
  • Alzheimer's Training
  • Physicians Orders
  • Encrypted Emails
  • Hospice Item Set
  • Standing Orders
  • Bereavement Assessments
  • Survey Activity
  • Quality of Patient Star Ratings
  • Pay-for-Reporting Performance
  • OASIS Q&A
  • Surgical Wounds
  • Assistive Devices
  • OASIS Tips
  • New Resources
  • Quality Measure Tables

February 2015

  • New Publishing Schedule
  • New Employee
  • Electronic Signatures
  • Missed Visits
  • Corporate Sharing of Staff
  • Prescriptions Found in Home
  • Social Workers
  • Alzheimer's Training
  • Branch/Multiple Location Request Process
  • Home Health
    • Proposed Conditions of Participation
    • State Operations Manual
    • Homebound Status
    • Telemonitoring
    • Orders for "Teaching" on the POC
  • Hospice Issues
    • S&C: 15-01 - Hospice
    • Impact Act
    • Miscellaneous Hospice Questions
  • OASIS
    • OASIS C-1/ICD-9 Version
    • New OASIS C1/ICD-9 Guidance Manual
    • OASIS Q&As
    • Home Health Compare
    • OASIS ASAP SYSTEM

Attachment A - Chapter 15, Section 60.4,1 (Medicare Benefit Policy Manual)
Attachment B - Chapter 2, State Operations Manual (SOM), The Certification Process
Attachment C - Chapter 5, State Operations Manual, Complaint Procedures
Attachment D - S&C: 15-01-Hospice
Attachment E - OASIS Submission User's Guide
Attachment F - OASIS Correction Policy