Proprietary Home Health Care: Joint Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Long-Term Care of the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, and the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, First Session ... October 28, 1975

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - 293 pages
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Page 20 - Statistics and the National Center for Health Services Research, and the Office of Research and Statistics of the Social Security Administration, national nongovernmental associations, and state and local initiative activities, including as one example, hospital discharge abstract systems.
Page 269 - The degree of risk assumed by the contractor should influence the amount of profit or fee a contractor is entitled to anticipate. For example, where a portion of the risk has been shifted to the Government through cost-reimbursement...
Page 181 - Personal care services in a recipient's home rendered by an individual, not a member of the family, who is qualified to provide such services, where the services are prescribed by a physician in accordance with a plan of treatment and are supervised by a registered nurse.
Page 263 - Advance understandings on particular cost items. The extent of allowability of the selected items of cost covered in Subparts 1-15.2, 1-15.3, and 1-15.4 has been stated to apply broadly to many accounting systems in varying contract situations. Thus, as to any given contract, the reasonableness and allocability of certain items of cost may be difficult to determine, particularly in connection with firms or separate divisions thereof which may not be subject to effective competitive restraints.
Page 269 - Federal entity otherwise to ensure that audits are conducted of its programs and operations in accordance with the standards for audit of governmental organizations, programs, activities, and functions...
Page 193 - ... compliance. (6) Provide that execution of the single State agency provider agreement with a facility for payments under the plan shall be contingent upon certification in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (a) (1) and (2) of this section. The term of an agreement may not exceed a period of one year and the effective date of such agreement may not be earlier than the date of certification. Execution of a provider agreement shall be for the term and in accordance with the provisions of...
Page 257 - Homemaker services means home management and maintenance services, and personal care services, provided to maintain, strengthen and safeguard the functioning of eligible persons in their own homes where no responsible person is available for this purpose.
Page 197 - Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the House Select Committee on Aging...
Page 191 - Appendix.) (a) Standard: Assignment and duties of the home health aide. The home health aide is assigned to a particular patient by a registered nurse. Written instructions for patient care are prepared by a registered nurse or therapist as appropriate. Duties include the performance of simple procedures as an extension of therapy services, personal care, ambulation and exercise, household services essential to health care at home, assistance with medications that are ordinarily self-administered,...
Page 258 - Do not exceed the amounts reasonable and necessary to assure quality of services...

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