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The Homecare Administrator’s Field Guide, Fourth Edition

Product Code: DHHCAFG4

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The Homecare Administrator's Field Guide, Fourth Edition, is the must-have resource for home health administrators.


Ships December 2020
ISBN 978-1-64535-097-2
Pages 374

Price: $189.00

The Homecare Administrator’s Field Guide, Fourth Edition

The Homecare Administrator's Field Guide, Fourth Edition, is the must-have resource for home health  administrators. Running a home health agency has never been more challenging, as every year brings a new regulation, including PDGM, CoPs, QAPI requirements, Review Choice Demo, OASIS changes, and surveyor scrutiny – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

This must-have resource provides a strategic breakdown of the organizational structure of a home health agency and explains the administrator’s role in operations, human resources, financial management, OASIS, payment, public reporting and regulatory compliance. Sprinkled with CMS citations so you know exactly where the guidance is coming from, this book can aid an administrator or department manager create new and more efficient programs.

Written by expert Robert W. Markette, home health attorney with Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C., this one-stop guide helps you save time by covering in a clear and concise way all of the duties and responsibilities of home health administrators.

The Homecare Administrator's Field Guide, Fourth Edition, will help you:

  • Identify and understand the opportunities and challenges presented by PDGM.
  • Understand the impact of COVID-19 on how you operate your home health agency and get best practices for updating personnel policies and keeping employees safe.
  • Learn how COVID-19 impacted the use of technology in home health and what this means for agencies moving forward.
  • Learn how to expand your QAPI, infection control and emergency preparedness policies and procedures in light of CMS’ renewed focus on these areas.
  • Consider how the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic can better help you to assess emergency preparedness. 
  • Better understand the survey process, including considerations not only for leadership to be prepared, but for leadership to prepare staff and patients for surveys.
  • Find the office staffing level that best fits your agency’s needs.
  • Increase referrals and generate business by implementing a management system that ensures quality and patient satisfaction.
  • Develop financial savvy and confidence to effectively manage budget responsibilities.