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OIG questions HHA fall reporting 

September 11, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Over half of the falls among Medicare home health patients hospitalized for falls with major injury were not reported on patient assessments by home health agencies (HHAs) as required, according to a new Office of Inspector General report. Due to this high rate of non-reporting, Care Compare may not provide accurate information about the incidence of these falls, the OIG says. Reporting on OASIS assessments was worse among younger home health patients (compared to older patients)...

Falls, Medicare, Office of Inspector General (OIG), Reporting

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