Presented by Michael Tidd
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Infection Control Deep Dive – Guidance to CMS Compliance
COVID-19 has brought the potential of infection into the main spotlight over the last 6 months. It has lead to CMS generating Infection Control Guidance for agencies, not just in treating and protecting patients, but also in preparation for surveys.
Understand screenings before or upon arrival to the home
Identifying patients that are safe to be treated at home
Discuss Discharge Planning Regulations with COVID-19
Verbalize considerations for decisions on when to stop using Transmission Precautions
Michael Tidd has over 19 years of experience in the Home Care Industry and is a frequent speaker at HealthCare Synergy Workshops and Webinars. He is a Software Developer, LVN and Certified in ICD-9/10 Coding and OASIS (COS-C, HCS-D). As the Clinical Manager for HealthCare Synergy, he directs the Outsourced Management Services, assists in directing the development of the Healthcare Assistant Web Edition, oversees the Clinical Documentation Auditing provided to clients and directs the Clinical Form Development for the Healthcare Assistant Web Edition. Michael continues to educate agencies in the ongoing regulations that CMS produces, the proper application of the Medicare Conditions of Participation and completing timely, accurate and defendable clinical documentation to survive in the current Medicare Reimbursement Model.