Release -- Policy Clarification for Home Health Agency (HHA) Parent, Branch, and Subunit
of BQA 99-075 (PDF, 15 KB)
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UPDATE: Please review HCFA
letter 1/12/2000 re this memo
Date: December 22, 1999 DSL-BQA-99-075
To: Home Health Agencies HHA 39
Supersedes memo BQA 98-049
From: Jan Eakins, Chief, Provider Regulation & Quality Improvement Section
cc: Sue Schroeder, Director, Bureau of Quality Assurance
Attached is a copy of Program Memorandum, Transmittal No.
99-1 that we received from the federal Health Care Financing Administration. The
intent of this memorandum is to provide sufficient information for State Survey Agencies
to differentiate between branch office(s) and subunits of the parent home health agency.
This memorandum supersedes program memorandum, Transmittal No. 98-1, dated August 1998,
related to parent, branch and subunit criteria previously sent to you via DSL-BQA-98-049.
Questions regarding this information should be directed to Juan Flores
Health Services Section (replaced
by Jan Heimbruch,
(608) 243-2086) or Barbara Woodford, Home Health Nurse
Consultant, Provider Regulation and Quality Improvement Section (replaced by Marianne Missfeldt, (715) 836-4036).
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