Top 10 Home Health Deficiencies - 2021
In this brief but informative session you will be provided with the most cited deficiencies, for both the CHAP standard and the CoP G Tags. Our speaker, Sharon Litwin, will review what the Standards are as well as what your agency can do to ensure compliance. Some top 10 deficiencies are in Patient Rights, Individualized Plan of Care, Infection Control, Written information to the patient, and more!
Sharon Litwin (Moderator)
Clinical Support Specialist
Sharon was the founder and senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in homecare and hospice services since 2003. Sharon was a CHAP and ACHC surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for ten years. In 2021, Sharon returned to CHAP in the role of Clinical Support Specialist.
Sharon assists homecare and hospice agencies in providing quality, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and Star Ratings, and having continued survey readiness. Sharon and staff perform ICD-10 coding and OASIS reviews, QAPI, clinical record reviews, mock surveys and help agencies across the country stay in compliance. Sharon is a regular speaker for education companies, state and national associations and publications.
Sharon M. Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D