October 22, 2020 Improving Home Health Star Ratings Webinar
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Central
Presenter: Teresa Northcutt from Selman-Holman & Associates
1.5 Continuing Education Contact Hours awarded by Iowa Western Community College, Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #6
Purpose: Identify and implement best practices to improve your agency’s Home Health Star Ratings.
1. State the quality measures used to calculate the Home Health Quality of Care Star rating.
2. Describe a best practice to improve one of the quality measures used for Star rating.
3. State a best practice to reduce ACH.
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12:00 -12:05 p.m. Explain changes in quality measures used for HH Star rating. All measures carry equal weight.
12:05 - 1:05 p.m. Outline best practices to improve outcome measures of bathing, bed transferring, ambulation, mgt of oral meds, and dyspnea. Explain process measure for timely initiation of care and best practices for intake, field staff and quality assurance staff to improve score.
1:05 - 1:25 p.m. Outline best practices to reduce acute care hospitalizations.
1:25 - 1:30 p.m. Q&A/Evaluation