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Answers to Questions Asked During Gina Mazza’s COP Webinar

11/10/2017 HealthWare Other 0 Comments

We had two questions asked following our live COP webinar.  Gina Mazza’s answers are below:

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Q: If I have hire a new Administrator after 01/13/2018, can that person be a non-Nurse (Candidate with Master in Health Admin) but with 1 year of Home Health Experience?
A: According to the CoP’s, an administrator hired after 1/13/18 is required to be a physician, a registered nurse, or hold an undergraduate degree. Also, required to have experience in health service administration with at least 1 year of supervisory or administrative experience in home health care or a related health care program.
Q: Is the patient representative only for patients who are unable to represent themselves?
A: No, a patient representative is not a legal guardian. Patients choose to have this person involved in their care. (In addition to a legal guardian or without a legal guardian.)

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