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HHQI's Free QAPI Resources

3/17/2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the final rule for Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoP) on January 13, 2017. Key changes in the CoP include a new requirement that home health agencies must have a Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) program -- including Performance Improvement Projects -- in order to receive payments from the Medicare program.
 
More than a year ago, HHQI developed and posted free QAPI resources based on the language in the draft CoP. Since the release of the final rule, these materials have been reviewed and updated with minimal changes. Primarily, we removed the words "draft" or "proposed" and changed a few words to reflect the final CoP language. We also added Infection Prevention & Control information to the Home Health QAPI Fact Sheet.
 
All of the QAPI materials are free and can be modified for your organization's use. Free corresponding online courses -- with free continuing education credits -- are located in HHQI University's Quality Improvement course catalog. 
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