Cardiac Health – Resources

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Conditions of Participation FAQs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provides a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the Home Health Agency (HHA) Conditions of Participation (CoPs) that became effective on January 13, 2018. Each question includes a response to further clarify the Medicare requirements.

State Maps of Hypertension Rate by County

These maps provide a visual representation of each state’s county-level hypertension diagnosis rates among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, based on Medicare fee-for-service Part A and B claims – 10/1/16 to 9/30/17 and 2017 Medicare enrollment database.      

American Heart Month 2019: Let’s Talk About Cholesterol

Did you know that nearly one in three adults in the United States has high blood cholesterol, a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke? High blood cholesterol can be hard to detect, as it often shows no signs or symptoms. This year, the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) will focus …

Putting HHA Casper Reports to Use – For Agency Success

Join Telligen and Betty Metz, BS, c-SSBB, MDS-CCP to take a deeper dive into utilization of your agency Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS)-generated information and more. Learn how to access and customize other useful reports, such as the Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Report (CASPER) and how to best apply them to your quality …

Motivational Interviewing: Strategies for Tobacco Cessation and Management of Cardiovascular Health

It can be difficult for patients to change their behavior, even if they know a behavior isn’t healthy. In this webinar presented in December 2018 by Telligen and Health Quality Innovators, clinical health psychologist Dr. Angela Pfammatter presents a motivational interviewing approach to patient care when dealing with tobacco use and managing cardiovascular health. She …

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Saving Lives, Improving Health

Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) saves lives, helps restores health and helps prevents disease in the future. Unfortunately it is vastly underutilized. You can change that. This two-part course features Dr. Janet Wright, the executive director of Million Hearts®, a national initiative co-led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare …

Quit Yes! – Illinois Tobacco Quitline

In partnership between Illinois Department of Public Health and the American Lung Association, this webinar is designed for participants to learn more about the Illinois Tobacco Quitline. Participants will learn about the referral process and how to utilize the resources and tools available to patients. Watch this presentation to become a Quitline Referral Partner today!

Post-Stroke Checklist: Improving Life After Stroke

The Post-Stroke Checklist (PSC) created by the World Stroke Campaign was developed to help healthcare professionals identify post-stroke problems that can be addressed with treatment or referral. The PSC is a brief and easy-to-use tool that patients can complete with the help of a caregiver, if necessary. PSC administration provides a standardized approach to identify …

Post-Training Materials for Home Health Webinars Related to Implementation of the OASIS-D

CMS’ Home Health Quality Reporting Training Website NOW AVAILABLE! Post-Training Materials for Home Health Webinars (August 28 and September 5, 2018) Related to Changes Associated with the January 1, 2019, Implementation of the OASIS-D. Click the title above for post-training materials (includes answers to knowledge checks) for the Introduction to the OASIS-D and Section GG: …

OASIS-Tips & Best Practices for Home Health Agencies

Learn tips and best practices for the home health Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) in this Telligen webinar recorded in September 2018 with OASIS Coordinator Siji Varghese, RN, PhD. Varghese defines the OASIS regulation, its uses and data items used in various report types.