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HHA Alternative Sanctions

On August 7, 2013, at 1:00pm-3pm EDT, the Division of Continuing Care Providers, in conjunction with the Training Staff, sponsored a webinar for State Agency and Regional Office HHA surveyors on “Alternative Sanctions for Home Health Agencies.”  This webinar provided surveyors and Regional Office staff with guidance related to the implementation of Alternative Sanctions for Home Health Agencies.  The topics of this 2 hour webinar included:

     • Publication of the final rule on available sanctions for HHAs;
     • Publication of HHA Enforcement guidance;
     • Available HHA alternative sanctions;
     • Implementation dates;
     • Development of Automated Survey Processing Environment (ASPEN) Enforcement Manager (AEM) for HHAs in ASPEN.

This webinar is archived and the website is listed below in Related links Outside CMS.

Guidance materials are located under Downloads

Revised HHA Survey Procotols

On April 6, 2011 at 1:00pm-2:30pm EDT, the Division of Continuing Care Providers in conjunction with the Training Staff sponsored a Webinar for HHA Surveyors on the “Revised HHA Survey Protocols.” This webinar provides experienced HHA surveyors with information needed to survey HHAs using the new survey protocols. The Webinar will focus on the evolution of the HHA survey process, current survey process and the revised survey process for Home Health Agencies (HHAs) that is data-driven, patient outcome-oriented and less structure and process oriented.

Target Audience

CMS Regional Office and State agency experienced HHA surveyors (Mandatory).

The webinar is archived and the website is listed below in Related Links Outside CMS.

See Downloads and Related Links below for important materials.

Additional OASIS-C Training

CMS is pleased to announce additional training modules available at the Related Links Outside CMS below.

Please check these pages frequently for additional menu items (below) and the material they will convey.