Prepared for Faraaz A. | Delivered April 15, 2020
Home Health Agency Records
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To find case studies on how home health care agencies store patient records and disseminate them.
The required retention period for home health agencies is five years from the month the cost report is filed with the intermediary, unless local regulations stipulate longer.
Patient records should "
needed to properly identify the patient and verify appropriate care rendered."
Furthermore, patients who are transferred must have their records supplied within
2 working days
Patient records must be kept
, only accessible by authorized persons.
Electronic signatures must be
authenticated and secure
Patient records should be destroyed after
Several platforms offer medical and non-medical options for patient record-keeping for home health agencies.
fully manages patient records between carers and clinicians.
help manage non-medical care given to home-based patients.
AlayaCare offers some case studies on its website,