Home Care Compliance Manual: Accreditation and Legal Requirements / Edition 1

Home Care Compliance Manual: Accreditation and Legal Requirements / Edition 1

by Aspen Health Law and Compliance Center, Aspen Communications and Data Group, Aspen Reference Group Staff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834211459

ISBN-13: 9780834211452

Pub. Date: 05/19/1999

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

The Home Care Compliance Manual is a comprehensive, easy-to-use compliance tool that will help you understand and comply with Joint Commission standards and other requirements. This first-of-its-kind publication guides you through the entire range of compliance issues-federal, state, and local laws; liability concerns; and Joint Commission requirements-that affect

Overview

The Home Care Compliance Manual is a comprehensive, easy-to-use compliance tool that will help you understand and comply with Joint Commission standards and other requirements. This first-of-its-kind publication guides you through the entire range of compliance issues-federal, state, and local laws; liability concerns; and Joint Commission requirements-that affect almost every aspect of patient care and home care management. It's a must for every home care agency! This manual: explains legal issues in user-friendly Q & A format; features invaluable detailed first-hand accounts of Joint Commission survey experiences; analyzes Joint Commission standards one-by-one and outlines the physical and verbal evidence that would prove compliance; and is packed with forms, policies, procedures, and other tools to use in your agency...plus time-saving forms on diskette that you can use as is or adapt to your own needs This manual approaches home health care compliance in four distinct parts. 1. Legal compliance questions and answers. 2. Joint Commission survey questions and answers. 3. Home care agency accreditation standards analysis. 4. Reference materials for home care compliance. New editions published every two years ensures that you're continuously on top of the field, equipped with new materials, and updated on any changes in the law or Joint Commission standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834211452
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
05/19/1999
Series:
Health Law Series
Edition description:
BOOK&DISK
Pages:
299
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Part 1. Legal Compliance Questions and Answers
• Licensing and Regulation
• Staffing Issues
• Patient Records and Confidentiality
• Consents and Decision Making
• Patient Care Liability
• Occupational Safety and Environment of Care Issues
• Reimbursement
• Fraud and Abuse
• Part 2. Joint Commission Survey Questions and Answers
• Introduction
• Survey Focus
• Staff Preparation
• Patient Rights
• Staff Inservices
• Recommendations Received
• Part 3. Home Care Accreditation Standards Analysis
• Rights and Ethics
• Assessment
• Care, Treatment, and Service
• Education
• Continuum of Care and Services
• Improving Organization Performance
• Leadership
• Environmental Safety and Equipment Management
• Management of Human Resources
• Management of Information
• Surveillance, Prevention, and Control of Infection
• Part 4. Reference Materials for Home Care Compliance
• Rights and Ethics
• Assessment
• Care, Treatment, and Service
• Education
• Continuum of Care
• Improving Organization Performance
• Leadership
• Environment Safety and Equipment Management
• Management of Human Resources
• Management of Information
• Surveillance, Prevention, and Control of Infection

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