Cheat Sheet Collections

These full-color laminated cheat sheets are excellent resources for a clinician on the go. Presenting easily accessible reference information on a wide variety of topics, they are available individually or in cost-saving bundles.

  • Abbreviations Cheat Sheet

    The Abbreviations Cheat Sheet is a quick reference to the many acronyms in the Home Health and Hospice industry. This cheat sheet is a great tool for the new employee or anyone in the agency.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Abbreviations Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • ADR Cheat Sheet

    Additional Documentation Requests, or ADRs, can be a confusing and difficult process. This cheat sheet is a helpful tool in identifying the important elements and requirements of the ADR process. It also includes an ADR worksheet to help you through the process.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical, OASIS

    ADR Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Advance Care Planning for Hospice

    This cheat sheet is a quick reference to help you understand Advanced Care Planning (ACP). This tool can aide you in being a reference to your referring physicians and how your agency can help them with ACP conversations.

    Type: Hospice, Topic: Operational

    Advance Care Planning for Hospice
    $25.00
  • Alzheimer's / Dementia

    This cheat sheet contains useful information in the areas of  communication, safety, behavior management and caregiver issues.  CMS guidelines will assist clinicians in care planning and proper documentation.  It provides clinicians and support staff with quick tips when caring for the Alzheimer’s/ Dementia patient.

    Topic: Clinical

    Alzheimer's / Dementia
    $25.00
  • Anatomy & Physiology Cheat Sheet Bundle

    The Anatomy & Physiology cheat sheet bundle consists of 9 cheat sheets that discuss the major body systems. Each sheet has color diagrams, discussion of common conditions seen in home health & hospice, as well as, ICD-10-CM Coding Tips for the system or condition.

    Cheat Sheets Included:

    • Circulatory System
    • Digestive System
    • Endocrine System
    • Genitourinary System
    • Integumentary System
    • Musculoskeletal System
    • Nervous System
    • Ophthalmic System
    • Respiratory System
    • Medical Terminology

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Anatomy & Physiology Cheat Sheet Bundle
    $200.00
  • Bowel Management

    Increase the comfort and safety of your patients by utilizing this cheat sheet.  It includes diarrhea and constipation charts, definitions of the different types of diarrhea, its possible causes, and more.  Help your patients feel more comfortable with your knowledge of this critical problem.

    Topic: Clinical

    Bowel Management
    $25.00
  • Caring for Your Aging Parent

    Do your patients and their loved ones have questions about in-home care?  Do they understand the options for alternate living arrangements?  This easy to follow guide will be a great tool for your staff to have readily available to all your patients.  It walks through different options so they’ll be able to make the best choice for optimum care.

    Type: Home Health, Topic:

    Caring for Your Aging Parent
    $25.00
  • CERT: Comprehensive Error Rate Testing

    A request from CERT can be a confusing and difficult process. The CERT: Comprehensive Error Rate Testing cheat sheet is a helpful tool in understanding the CERT request process and identifying the important elements and requirements. It also includes tips to help you through the process.

    Topic: Operational

    CERT: Comprehensive Error Rate Testing
    $25.00
  • Circulatory System Cheat Sheet

    This two page cheat sheet includes a brief discussion of overall function of this system with color diagram. It also includes discussion of Myocardial Infarction (STEMI & NSTEMI) and Cerebral vascular disease. Each is accompanied with color diagrams and ICD-10-CM coding tips. 

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    Circulatory System Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Comprehensive Care Joint Replacement

    Hip and knee replacements are the most common inpatient surgeries for Medicare beneficiaries and can require lengthy recovery and rehabilitation periods.  This useful cheat sheet provides suggestions of additional information.
     

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Comprehensive Care Joint Replacement
    $25.00
  • Conditions of Participation: An Overview

    This cheat sheet is a quick reference overview of the new home health Conditions of Participation to help focus on patient centered, data-driven, outcome-oriented processes that promotes high quality patient care at all times for the patient. It includes action items, preparation tips as well as new and revised definitions.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational

    Conditions of Participation: An Overview
    $25.00
  • Conditions of Participation: Patient Notices and Deadlines

    Use this tool to decode the new home health Conditions of Participation.  Focusing on patient notices and deadlines, this cheat sheet includes easy to locate timeframes and identifies new regulations within specified sections (listed below) of the CoPs. 

    • 484.50 Patient Rights
    • 484.55 Comprehensive Assessment of Patients
    • 484.60 Care Planning
    • 484.70 Infection Prevention and Control
    • 484.75 Skilled Professional Services
    • 484.105 Organization and Administration of Services

    This is a must have for all agencies!

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Conditions of Participation: Patient Notices and Deadlines
    $35.00
  • Delirium / Insomnia

    This cheat sheet helps prepare the caregiver to handle a patient with either of these distressing conditions.  It lists the medications, includes a  sleep cycle chart, and gives possible causes to aid in a care plan.

    Topic:

    Delirium / Insomnia
    $25.00
  • Depression

    This "Best Practice" Process Cheat Sheet includes information regarding signs and symptoms, the Geriatric Depression Scale, and more.
     

    Topic:

    Depression
    $25.00
  • Diabetic Foot Care

    This "Best Practice" Process Cheat Sheet includes pictures of at risk examples, information regarding Item M2250b, and more.
     

    Topic:

    Diabetic Foot Care
    $25.00
  • Digestive System Cheat Sheet

    This two page cheat sheet includes overall functions of the system and discussion of common conditions in this system. It also includes information on colostomy and ileostomy with color diagrams and ICD-10-CM coding tips for this system.

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Digestive System Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Documentation for ICD-10-CM

    With the specificity of ICD-10 coding, the need for robust documentation is paramount in choosing the best code to reflect the care the agency is providing to the client.  Unspecified codes are available in ICD-10 but should be the code of last resort.  This useful cheat sheet provides suggestions of additional information based on the codes related to common home care and hospice diagnoses.
     

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Documentation for ICD-10-CM
    $35.00
  • Endocrine System Cheat Sheet

    This two page cheat sheet includes overview of the system with additional information regarding the thyroid and Diabetes Mellitus. There are color diagrams and coding tips to accompany this information.

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    Endocrine System Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Face to Face Encounters - Home Health

    Confused about the home health F2F?  This four-page tool includes a description of the regulatory requirements (the “when, who, what” details) as well as useful F2F facts & tips including exceptions and special circumstances.  This tool also contains detailed instruction for documentation of “late” F2F situations.  Don’t miss the unique “decision tree” to ensure compliance when two physicians are involved in the certification and/or plan of care processes!

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Face to Face Encounters - Home Health
    $25.00
  • Face to Face Encounters - Hospice

    This handy two-sided cheat sheet explains the Face to Face Encounter required for all hospice patients.

    Type: Hospice, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Face to Face Encounters - Hospice
    $25.00
  • Fall Risk

    This "Best Practice" Process Cheat Sheet includes information regarding the Fall Risk Assessment, the Timed Up and Go Test, and more.

    Topic:

    Fall Risk
    $25.00
  • G-Code Cheat Sheet

    All of the new G-Code requirements for Home Health Services are listed and described in this full color cheat sheet.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    G-Code Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Genitourinary System Cheat Sheet

    This two page cheat sheet give a general overview of the system with detailed diagrams of the kidney, male and female anatomy. Brief discussion of Chronic Kidney Disease, Kidney Transplant, and Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease with ICD-10-CM coding tips are included.

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Genitourinary System Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Heart Failure

    Heart Failure is a common occurrence in home care patients.  This "Best Practice" Cheat Sheet will give your clinicians helpful information toward understanding heart failure, signs and symptoms, and treatment.

    Topic: Clinical

    Heart Failure
    $25.00
  • HIPPS Code Scoring Tool

    The Health Insurance Prospective Payment System (HIPPS) are codes which represent specific sets of patient characteristics known as case-mix groups.  These codes determine the amount of payment the agency should receive for the episode of care.  Many clinicians have difficulty understanding the relationship of HIPPS codes to HHRG (Home Health Resource Group) codes.  Understanding the HHRG and HIPPS codes are vital to the financial well-being of the home health agency.  This quick reference cheat sheet includes an easily understood breakdown of each element of the codes as well as a valuable audit tool.  Additionally, there are examples of HIPPS codes which have been identified as triggers to medical review audits by Medicare contractors.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    HIPPS Code Scoring Tool
    $25.00
  • Home Health Beneficiary Notices: HHCCN, ABN, & NOMNC

    This cheat sheet helps clinicians understand the requirements of the beneficiary notice forms: the Home Health Change of Care Notice (HHCCN), the Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (ABN) and the Notice of Medicare Provider Non-Coverage (NOMNC) in order to be compliant with regulations.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Home Health Beneficiary Notices: HHCCN, ABN, & NOMNC
    $25.00
  • Home Health CAHPS Cheat Sheet

    The Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey scores are publicly reported, therefore, likely used as a comparison tool for potential patients/referral sources.  Knowing where to educate your staff is key in improving patient experience as well as pay for performance reimbursement.    This facts-at-your-fingertips cheat sheet details the most important components of the survey including patient experience questions, FAQs, tips for success and scoring measures.
     

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational

    Home Health CAHPS Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Home Health Cheat Sheet Bundle

    This value bundle includes all 37 laminated, full color cheat sheets from the Home Health series: Abbreviations, ADRs, Alzheimer's/Dementia, CERT, Face to Face Encounters, G-Codes, ICD-9 to ICD-10-CM: 50 Most Common Primary Diagnosis in Home Health, ICD-10, ICD-10 Documentation, ICD-10 External Cause Codes, Discharge Summary (HHABN), HIPPS Code Scoring Tool, Homebound Status, Immunizations, Medical Necessity, Medical Review Appeals, Nurse's Aide, Nurse's, OASIS, OASIS Accuracy and Logic, PPS Billing, Personnel File Check List, Pharmacology for Therapy, Physician Care Plan Oversight, Recruitment & Retention, Recertification of the Medicare Patient, Therapist's OASIS, Therapy Assessment Tools, Therapy Indicators, Therapy Regulations, Therapy Chart Audit, Type II Diabetes Mellitus LCD L35132, Wound Care and Z Codes.  ($965 value)

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational

    Home Health Cheat Sheet Bundle
    $685.00
  • Home Health Compare Quality Measures

    This six-page laminated tool provides a summary of guidance for the OASIS items that are used in calculation of the publicly reported outcome and process measures.  Accurate data collection results in optimal quality measures.  This tip sheet focuses on the challenging (or often misunderstood) guidance for each item…make sure your agency’s HHC percentages are based on accurate OASIS!

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical, OASIS

    Home Health Compare Quality Measures
    $35.00
  • Home Health Quality Measures: Potentially Avoidable Events

    This four-page tool defines the outcome measures known as Potentially Avoidable Events (PAE) and includes an overview of their role in the State Survey Protocols.  Understanding each PAE’s “Specifications for Calculation” is an important factor when evaluating whether the outcome is due to OASIS error or identifies a quality of care concern.  This tip sheet describes which OASIS items and responses are used in the calculation of each PAE along with important OASIS guidance to ensure accurate data collection.

    Topic: Clinical, OASIS

    Home Health Quality Measures: Potentially Avoidable Events
    $25.00
  • Homebound Cheat Sheet

    The Homebound Cheat Sheet includes the CMS definition and guidance on homebound status as well as potential non-homebound indicators.  This cheat sheet also offers information on homebound documentation.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Homebound Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Hospice Billing

    Billing is an area none of us can afford to make mistakes in!  Use this quick reference cheat sheet to help you provide accurate billing.  It addresses the Hospice notification, types of bills, revenue codes, patient status codes, how to file void/ cancel bills, physician certification, revocation/ discharge Hospice Cap calculations, and so much more!

    Type: Hospice, Topic: Operational

    Hospice Billing
    $25.00
  • Hospice Cheat Sheet Bundle

    This value bundle includes all 18 cheat sheets from the Hospice series: Advanced Care Planning, Bowel Management, Caring for Your Aging Parent, Delirium/ Insomnia, Face to Face Encounters, Hospice Billing, Hospice Documentation and Coding Tips, Hospice General Inpatient (GIP) Care, ICD-10 Cardio Pulmonary Conditions, ICD-10 Documentation, ICD-10 External Cause Codes, Nutrition/Nausea, Pain Management, Pharmacist Intervention, Physician Care Plan Oversight, QAPI Program, Medicare Part D and Z Codes.  ($460 value)

    Type: Hospice, Topic:

    Hospice Cheat Sheet Bundle
    $325.00
  • Hospice Coding and Documentation Tips

    Hospice documentation to support the terminal illness and choosing the correct codes for the diagnosis is far more complicated than in times past.  Let this hospice specific cheat sheet guide you in the right direction to avoid costly denials and make sure your agency is adequately prepared.

    Type: Hospice, Topic: Operational

    Hospice Coding and Documentation Tips
    $25.00
  • Hospice General Inpatient (GIP) Care

    This cheat sheet is a quick reference for the best practices when your hospice patient needs General Inpatient (GIP) Care. It is a helpful tool to assist in keeping compliant as it contrasts proper use and misuse of GIP, as well as including recommendations to avoid improper use. Also provided, a list of the supportive documentation you’ll need when your patient qualifies for this level of care.

    Type: Hospice, Topic: Operational

    Hospice General Inpatient (GIP) Care
    $25.00
  • Hospice ICD-10-CM and Cardiopulmonary Conditions

    Are you struggling with what ICD-10 code to choose for your new hospice admissions with heart and lung problems?  Then this is the cheat sheet for you!  This simple cheat sheet will help walk you through commonly used diagnoses for cardiopulmonary conditions in hospice based on the Local Coverage Determination.  It also includes tips to avoid some common coding errors.

    Type: Hospice, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Hospice ICD-10-CM and Cardiopulmonary Conditions
    $25.00
  • ICD-10 External Cause Codes Cheat Sheet

    This cheat sheet includes common codes that may be used in home care or hospice. These codes capture how an injury happened, the intent (unintentional, accidental, or intentional), the place where the event occurred, the patient activity at time of event, and the status of the person (civilian or military).  A very useful tool for any coder!

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    ICD-10 External Cause Codes Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Integumentary System Cheat Sheet

    Includes the purpose of this system with a full color diagram illustrating the parts of the skin. The sheet discusses common skin lesions with color diagrams, as well as an explanation of the 5 stages of a pressure ulcer, including diagrams. ICD-10-CM coding tips included for this system.

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Integumentary System Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • International Classification of Functioning (ICF) Cheat Sheet

    Strengthen your homebound documentation by using ICF language in clinical records.  This cheat sheet gives practical guidance on how to relate patients' impairments to their disease, injury or illness.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    International Classification of Functioning (ICF) Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Medical Necessity Cheat Sheet

    Medical Necessity is a well-known requirement in Home Health. However, clinicians often struggle with accurate documentation to support medical necessity.  This cheat sheet provides educational facts and useful tips on documentation and orders which support medical necessity

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Medical Necessity Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Medical Review Appeals: Home Health Cheat Sheet

    This product is useful for the home health agency who has had claim denials due to the medical review process.  The purpose of medical review, levels of appeals, and how to appeal claim denials are listed as well as the areas of focus of the review contractor.  Common claim denial reasons are listed with strategies to prevent denials.  Included is the location of specific regulations and dates of regulation changes which is essential to the successful appeal process.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Medical Review Appeals: Home Health Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Medical Terminology Cheat Sheet

    This cheat sheet is a great tool to assist and apply the process of “decoding” medical terminology by breaking down the word into root word and the prefix or suffix. In addition, the sheet provides examples of common suffixes, procedural suffixes, common prefixes, and directional terms.

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Medical Terminology Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Medicare Part D Drug Regulation for Hospice Cheat Sheet

    On March 10, 2014, CMS issued final guidance changes to the Medicare Part D drug program requiring hospice agencies to modify their process on admission and medication management of beneficiaries. This quick reference will guide you through these changes as well as how this impacts your agency.

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    Medicare Part D Drug Regulation for Hospice Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Most Frequently Used 7th Characters in ICD-10 Coding

    This informative cheat sheet helps to clarify the 3 most often used seventh characters in ICD-10 coding.  A brief description with examples of seventh character “A”, “D”, and “S”, with an explanation of the new guidance for using seventh character “A”.

    Topic: Operational

    Most Frequently Used 7th Characters in ICD-10 Coding
    $25.00
  • Musculoskeletal System Cheat Sheet

    Includes color diagrams of the adult skeleton and muscular systems. Describes the functions of this system. Curvature of the spine, osteoporosis, and fractures are included with ICD-10-CM coding tips.

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Musculoskeletal System Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Nervous System Cheat Sheet

    This two page cheat sheet give you an overview of the nervous system with illustrations. It also provides a discussion of common home health conditions related to the nervous system and ICD-10-CM coding tips.

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Nervous System Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Nurse's Aide

    The Nurse’s Aide Cheat Sheet was created by nurses for aides.  It includes a “tips” page for the aide, a comprehensive list of questions for the aide to ask the patient before calling the nurse, a table of commonly used nursing abbreviations, a list of the aide’s responsibilities, and much more.  This is a great tool for new aides to help with the orientation to home care.

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    Nurse's Aide
    $25.00
  • Nursing

    The Nurse’s Cheat Sheet is a quick reference for diabetic, wound care, pain management and nutritional charts and is an inexpensive way to help your nurses improve patient care by giving them important information right at their fingertips.

    Topic:

    Nursing
    $25.00
  • Nutrition / Hydration / Nausea

    A cheat sheet designed to assess and alleviate dehydration, nutrition and vomiting by including charts, guidelines and other important information for managing theses uncomfortable conditions of your patients.

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    Nutrition / Hydration / Nausea
    $25.00
  • OASIS

    This cheat sheet includes quick reference for payer diagnosis, OASIS Time Points, OASIS quick reference due dates and the current OASIS conventions.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: OASIS

    OASIS
    $25.00
  • OASIS Accuracy & Logic Audit Cheat Sheet

    This four-page tool is designed for auditing Start of Care & Recertification OASIS assessments for accuracy and consistency.  Using the case-mix items as the focus, the auditor determines whether or not the clinician’s response to each item is supported by documentation within the assessment.  Item-specific OASIS guidance tips & reminders are included for each audit element.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Clinical, OASIS

    OASIS Accuracy & Logic Audit Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • OASIS-C2 Cheat Sheet: Obstacles to Data Accuracy

    The OASIS-C2 dataset contains significant changes that affect the clinician’s assessment strategies and require renewed focus to ensure compliant application of guidance.  Obstacles to data accuracy associated with the OASIS-C2 version include:
     

    • Inadequate understanding of three new items and their importance as factors in risk-adjustment of the new IMPACT outcome “Percentage of Patients with Pressure Ulcers that are New or Worsened”;
    • Insufficient recognition of modifications in renumbered pressure ulcer and medication items due to standardization with other post-acute data collection;
    • Failure to adhere to a new uniform “look-back” period in five items collected at Transfer, Death at Home, or Discharge; and
    • Significant guidance manual changes (such as in pressure ulcer documentation).

    This Cheat Sheet describes these obstacles and will mitigate risk of inadequate or inaccurate documentation.  Take advantage of this opportunity to make sure your clinical team masters the many challenges introduced in OASIS-C2.
     

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical, OASIS

    OASIS-C2 Cheat Sheet: Obstacles to Data Accuracy
    $25.00
  • Ophthalmic System Cheat Sheet

    This two page cheat sheet includes overall function of this system with a detailed diagram of the eye. Discussion of three common eye conditions frequently seen in home health and ICD-10-CM coding tips are included.

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Ophthalmic System Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Pain Management

    A cheat sheet in managing pain, this offers information you can’t afford to miss!  Help your clinical staff properly assess and treat pain, learn to use the pain flow sheet, memorize useful medications and refresh your memory on dosing quantities.

    Topic: Clinical

    Pain Management
    $25.00
  • Patient Specific Parameters, Vital Signs & Pain

    This “Best Practice” Process clarifies correct response selection to M2250a regarding ‘physician-ordered parameters’ in the Plan of Care.  Additionally, tips for clinical assessment, goals, orders, and documentation of clinical findings are included.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical, OASIS

    Patient Specific Parameters, Vital Signs & Pain
    $25.00
  • Personnel Audit Tool Cheat Sheet (Federal or Texas Versions)

    This cheat sheet is an auditing tool to prepare your agency personnel charts for a survey. Created by survey and human resources experts, it includes the regulatory requirements for staff in an easy to use format.

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Personnel Audit Tool Cheat Sheet (Federal or Texas Versions)
    $25.00
  • Pharmacist Intervention

    This cheat sheet contains useful templates, interviewing techniques, management guidelines and a hospice note.

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    Pharmacist Intervention
    $25.00
  • Pharmacology for Therapy

    A quick reference for therapist that identifies medication side effects that can affect a patient's outcome. Assists in identifying red flags and adverse effects related to medications your patients are taking.

     

     

     

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Pharmacology for Therapy
    $25.00
  • Physician Care Plan Oversight for Home Health & Hospice Cheat Sheet

    This product outlines the process of physician billing CMS for time spent in the supervision of the home health agency and/or hospice patient.  Included is a sample tool for tracking physician care plan oversight activities.  It is useful education tool for agencies to use with their ordering physicians.

    Topic: Operational, Clinical, OASIS

    Physician Care Plan Oversight for Home Health & Hospice Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Plan of Care & Interventions Synopses

    Easily reference a summary of guidance from the current OASIS Guidance Manual (Chapter 3) for two OASIS items that contribute to several "best practice" processes of care.  These tips focus on specific criteria applicable in determination of the correct responses for each row (No, Yes, Not Applicable). 

    • M2250 Plan of Care Synopsis
    • M2401 Intervention Synopsis

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical, OASIS

    Plan of Care & Interventions Synopses
    $35.00
  • PPS Billing

    The Billing Cheat Sheet is a quick reference to provide accurate and timely billing claims. It includes claim flow, episode exception, patient status codes and reasons for denial.

    Type: Home Health, Topic:

    PPS Billing
    $35.00
  • Pressure Ulcer Prevention

    This "Best Practice" Process Cheat Sheet includes information regarding pressure ulcer risk factors, the OASIS Pressure Ulcer Guide, and more.

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    Pressure Ulcer Prevention
    $25.00
  • Pressure Ulcer Treatment

    This "Best Practice" Process Cheat Sheet includes information regarding the pressure ulcer staging system, care plan implementation, and more.

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    Pressure Ulcer Treatment
    $25.00
  • QAPI Program Cheat Sheet (Hospice)

    The QAPI Program for Hospice Cheat Sheet is a quick reference tool addressing the elements of the Hospice QAPI plan. It includes highlights of the CoP requiring a QAPI program, survey areas of focus, definitions, and indicators. This cheat sheet also addresses objectives, methods, and activities to improve and support the Hospice QAPI program.

    Type: Hospice, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    QAPI Program Cheat Sheet (Hospice)
    $25.00
  • Quality Measures Bundle

    These 13 cheat sheets give you an introduction to the OASIS Process & Quality Measures and help your staff understand how to implement quality care and best practices regarding Process and Quality Measures. The Quality Measures Bundle includes the following cheat sheets: Depression, Diabetic Foot Care, Fall Risk, Heart Failure, Home Health Compare Quality Measures, Home Health Quality Measures: Potentially Avoidable Events, , Plan of Care and Interventions Synopsis, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Pressure Ulcer Treatment (Moist Wound Healing), Star Rating - Quality of Patient Care, Vaccinations, VBP, and Vital Signs & Clinical Findings Parameters. (Total Value of $355)

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    Quality Measures Bundle
    $265.00
  • Recertification of the Medicare Patient

    This eight-page cheat sheet defines common reasons for recertification of the home health patient as well as the requirement for Physician Recertification Statement.  Skilled nursing skills are listed with indications for these services, essential documentation and supporting OASIS items to support reasonable and necessary skills.   Included are OASIS items and responses which indicate need for therapy intervention.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Recertification of the Medicare Patient
    $35.00
  • Recruitment and Retention Cheat Sheet

    Recruiting and retaining quality staff is daunting. This cheat sheet will provide you with tips to recruit excellent staff from differing generations using multiple methods as well as outlining how to retain that staff.

    Topic: Operational

    Recruitment and Retention Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Respiratory System Cheat Sheet

    This two page cheat sheet includes an overview of this system with color diagrams. It also includes a discussion of common pulmonary diseases with illustrations and ICD-10-CM coding tips.

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Respiratory System Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Star Rating - Quality Care: Quick Glance Audit

    Are you wishing upon the stars for improved Star Ratings?  Take a quick glance at your Start of Care (SOC) and Resumption of Care (ROC) assessments for key factors that set the stage for optimal achievement of the 9 process and outcome measures.  The Recertification time frame, while not directly involved in quality measurement, can be insightful in terms of progress toward the improvement outcome measures.  Use page 1 at SOC, ROC, and Recert to evaluate the 9 key areas.  Page 2 describes response-specific tips for the 5 outcome items and is very helpful in terms of care planning and goal-setting.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical, OASIS

    Star Rating - Quality Care: Quick Glance Audit
    $35.00
  • Star Rating - Quality of Patient Care Cheat Sheet

    The Quality of Patient Care Star Rating cheat sheet highlights the publicly reported rating published on Home Health Compare beginning July 2015.  Features of this product include an overview of the included measures and a unique Map to the Stars which graphically displays Star Rating concepts of (1) quality episode, (2) OASIS items are collected at the start and at the end of a quality episode, and (3) the list of quality measures that are calculated at Transfer as compared to those calculated at Discharge.

     

    Type: Home Health, Topic:

    Star Rating - Quality of Patient Care Cheat Sheet
    $25.00
  • Super Bundle

    The Super Bundle includes our entire collection of over 75 laminated, full-color cheat sheets.  Includes the Anatomy & Physiology, Home Health Bundle, the Hospice Bundle, and the OASIS Process Measures Bundle.  ($2050 value)

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    Super Bundle
    $995.00
  • Therapist's OASIS-C

    This cheat sheet was designed to assist the therapist in completing OASIS assessments, and to provide other helpful tips regarding the therapy verbal order and elements of OASIS that therapy can impact.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: OASIS

    Therapist's OASIS-C
    $25.00
  • Therapy Assessment Tools

    This 2 page color cheat sheet gives handy assessment tips to therapists for consistency of care identifies appropriate tools to assist therapists in the assessment and treatment of patients. It also includes a list of medications that affects response to physical activity.
     

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Clinical, OASIS

    Therapy Assessment Tools
    $25.00
  • Therapy Indicators

    Ensure that your clinicians are asking the right questions to examine acuity for therapy indicators through clinical assessment and OASIS-C questions.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Clinical, OASIS

    Therapy Indicators
    $25.00
  • Therapy Regulations

    Need a quick reference for Therapy changes?  This 2-sided cheat sheet will give you the information at your fingertips regarding therapy goals, G-Codes, and much more!

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Clinical

    Therapy Regulations
    $25.00
  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus LCD L35132

    The Type II Diabetes Mellitus LCD was updated and became effective on June 3, 2016.  Certain patients may require HbA1c lab testing only twice yearly.  This guide navigates you through the updated rules for stable and non-stable glycemic control patients.  Tips for documentation to support reasonable and necessary services for diabetics is included as well as qualifying ICD-10 codes.  Affects all home health agencies who have Palmetto GBA as their MAC.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Type II Diabetes Mellitus LCD L35132
    $25.00
  • Vaccination

    The Vaccination Cheat Sheet helps staff understand the importance of vaccinations and gives them a better understanding of how they are administered.

    Topic: Clinical

    Vaccination
    $35.00
  • Value Based Purchasing

    The Home Health Value Based Purchasing Cheat Sheet is a quick reference tool with information on goals, scoring methodology, measures and how to prepare for this new payment model.  This tool can serve as a guide for an improvement plan for your agency on the measures that will affect your payment.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, OASIS

    Value Based Purchasing
    $25.00
  • Value-Based Purchasing Model - Quick Glance Audit

    Is your agency located in one of the  states currently participating in the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing model?  Perhaps you are thanking your lucky stars that others are leading the way!  In either case, there is no time like the present to focus on the HHVBP measures.  With this tool, take a quick glance at your Start of Care (SOC) and Resumption of Care (ROC) assessments for key factors that set the stage for success in the HHVBP measures.  The Recertification time point – while not directly involved in quality measurement – can be insightful in terms of identifying progress toward improvement in the outcome measures and achievement of the process measures at Discharge.  Use pages 1 & 2 at SOC, ROC, & Recert to evaluate your assessment for key information related to the OASIS-based and claims-based quality measures that are included in the current VBP model.  Pages 3 & 4 contain response-specific tips for each of the OASIS items that contribute to the OASIS-based process & outcome measures.  Also included in this section of the tool is a list of the HHCAHPS components & the new agency-reported measures that complete the list of 24 measures.  No doubt you will find this simple tool of great value in terms of care planning and goal-setting.

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical, OASIS

    Value-Based Purchasing Model - Quick Glance Audit
    $35.00
  • Wound Care

    This cheat sheet lists wounds by type with pictures and wound assessment strategies for each wound.  Pictures of the wound in different stages help clinicians decipher the healing process and facilitate proper treatment of it.
     

    Type: Home Health, Topic: Clinical

    Wound Care
    $25.00
  • Z Codes

    Z Codes represent details of encounters and can be used in any healthcare setting. This cheat sheet is a useful quick-reference tool of common Z codes for any coder in the home care and hospice setting.

    Topic: Operational, Clinical

    Z Codes
    $25.00

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