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  1. money codes
    yes but I have since found out 250.0 401.0 .... at least for now until ICD 10 takes over
    Mar 4
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. money codes
    Can anyone tell me what the "money codes" on the oasis?
    Feb 25
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Medical Coding ICD-9
    There will be no more ICD-9 by Oct 2014. I hear that for ICD-10 you have to FORGET everything you have ever known about ICD-9.
    Jan 31
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Am I being taken advantage of?
    give her a list of tasks, each with a dollar amt. Let her check off accordingly. May not want to spend another 3.00 for the cat box.
    Jan 31
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. SOC date and Recertification
    "5 day window" days 55,56,57,58,or 59 of a 60 day episode.
    Jan 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. New Grad RN got a job offer for homecare nursing but only 1 day orientation?
    I started out this way and it is NOT FUN. You have to have very strong and independent skills There is no one down the hall to help out. It took me at least 3 years to get it.
    Jan 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. What will electronic charting do to all our man hours
    You MAY trade those hours for sleep, time with your family and a few "me" hours!!! I know I have done handwritten charts a long time but I swear, I will never to back to all than manual writing.
    Jan 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. Time saving tips? Please?
    No, it's everywhere. But you truly have become a full fledged Home Health Nurse.
    Jan 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. HHA with lower acuity patients?
    The ones that area breaking the rules. Let me guess.... all Medicare?? Home Health is for ACUTE illnesses.
    Jan 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Visit Pattern Frequency
    Front load your visits then decrease as necessary. There is nothing wrong with decrease SN frequency to.....effective week of....., pt responding to treatment. May need to HABN, that's...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. home health diagnoses code question
    Dementia Low Vision V Colostomy status
    Jan 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. ICD-10 and Oasis C1 (????)
    Just wondering what you all think about this???
    Jan 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. Is it me? Is it the job? Why is my confidence so low?
    It reads as though you have obtained all there is from this job type and it signals a definite need for a change. Now that you have experienced that potpourri job, you will be refreshed with what...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. Realities of stress and dissatisfaction in nursing.
    total agreement, "nurses can do it" "don't worry, the nurses will take care of it"
    Jan 25
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. going for interview but starting to seem shady
    Your gut rules. I am now on my 4th job since moving to TX 4 years ago. Whereas before in OK, I had 2 jobs in 30 years!!! I have been promised the moon and then kicked in the butt.
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. Late or missed appointments
    How do you give your patients a range of time? I work about a 30 mile range. A lot of days I have times all set up to coordinate with the least driving time. (0% of my route is under construction...
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Nurse with anxiety/depression
    Are there any Home Health nurses NOT on SSRI'a??
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Nurse with anxiety/depression
    DON' T stop!!! I have been though this twice and IT IS FIXABLE!!!! Meds all need adjusting and TIME! Get RID of your doctor. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see what you are going through. ...
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Minimally invasive spine surgery
    I have been having pain in my left hip for years. Likely from getting up and down from floors doing wound care, I have been to 5 different Drs. An ortho, 3 spinal pain Drs and now an appointment...
    Oct 13, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. next option for foot wound
    I am not a WOCN nurse. I have been seeing a pt with a dorsal foot wound with a wound vac for the last 6 weeks. The wound has not shown signs of infection since IVAB was completed 3 weeks ago. ...
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  21. Scheduler
    The agency I am working for has a scheduler who works in the office. She is responsible for scheduling visits to keep everyone on quota for visits. She spends her day in the office with all the...
    Jul 15, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. Noncompliance
    Does anyone have any ideas about noncompliance. If it were up to me I would discharge immediately BUT... can't be done at my current job, we are supposed to keep them on for teaching. There are...
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. Case manager deciding when to discharge rather than the RN seeing the patient?
    I actually have patients that would HOPE for another wound just to keep the nurse visits to "take care of me"
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. Phone reimbursmenti
    Like how it should be.
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. Phone reimbursmenti
    Hi, this is Barbara. I work for ---Home Health. If you are a patient that I take care of, please call 33333333 Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    May 10, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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