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The Body Mass Indicator (BMI) is a strong indicator of a person’s nutritional health. Calculation of the BMI during during home care and hospice comprehensive assessments should be completed and is now stressed as part of the OASIS-C2 assessment. Check out our new Interactive Body Mass Indicator job aid HERE. Read more
Check out our job aid to help you validate that your home health patient is homebound. Our tool includes Medicare homebound coverage criteria as well as behavioral assessment prompts to verify that the patient is homebound.
Compliance with the Improving Medicare PostAcute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014 was the major impetus for implementation of OASIS-C2. Learn more about the IMPACT Act by downloading this job aid. Read more
The NIH offers a “Talking With Your Doctor Presentation Toolkit” to help older adults make the most of their medical appointments. The toolkit helps patients get ready for a doctor’s visit, effectively talk with a clinician about health concerns, make collaborative decisions about treatment, and remember what was discussed during the appointment. Read more
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