Home Health Conditions of Participation: Regulatory Checklists

LeadingAge developed for members a set of Checklists that delineate the requirements of the new home health Conditions of Participation (HHCoPs) published in the final rule and the actions needed to be in compliance.

LeadingAge developed for members a set of Checklists that delineate the requirements of the new home health Conditions of Participation (HHCoPs) published in the final rule and the actions needed to be in compliance.

Personnel Requirements Checklist includes staff qualification requirements and staff training for

  • Administrator
  • Clinical manager
  • Licensed practical nurse
  • Home Health Aide
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physician
  • Registered Nurse
  • Social Work Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Audiologist

Patient's Rights Checklist includes the requirements for the

  • Patient’s Bill of Rights
  • Patient’s Rights
  • Investigation of Complaints
  • Written information to the patient

Patient Record Policy and Procedure Checklist includes the requirements for the

  • Clinical Records
  • Transfer and Discharge
  • Care Plan
  • OASIS information
  • Comprehensive assessment of patients

Governance-Administration Policy and Procedure Checklist includes the requirements for

  • Definitions
  • Parent-Branch Relationship
  • Services Under Arrangement
  • Services Furnished
  • Outpatient Physical Therapy or Speech-Language Pathology Services
  • Institutional Planning
  • Organization, services, and administration
  • Compliance with Federal, State, and local laws,
  • Disclosure and ownership information, and
  • Accepted professional standards and principles
  • Quality assessment performance improvement (QAPI).

Emergency Preparedness Policy and Procedure Checklist includes the requirements for the

  • Emergency Plan;
  • Emergency Preparedness Policies and Procedures;
  • Communication Plan;
  • Training and Testing
  • HHAs that are part of an integrated health system