OUR TAKE: Operation Warp Speed is Underway

By Joe Russell, Ececutive Director, OCHCH Everyone knows by now that vaccine distributions are well underway in Ohio. But as Karen Carpenter once said “we’ve only just begun”. The state […]

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HOME HEALTH: Aide Competency Evaluation Testing

HOME HEALTH:  Aide Competency Evaluation Testing Question:  Can Home Health agencies use a pseudo patient to do Aide competency evaluation testing? Answer: Home Health Agencies can use pseudo patients for Aide […]

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OUR TAKE: Health Equity

By Kathy Royer RN, BA, MBA, DMin, CHPN, CHPCA, CEHCH, OCHCH Hospice Regulatory Director During the COVID-19 Pandemic, our world has changed in ways we would never have imagined, some […]

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Question: I am seeking guidance on the recommendation for face shields in addition to masks for patient care of a NON-Covid positive or suspected positive patient.  I have heard that […]

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Managed Care

MANAGED CARE By Alexandra Weingarth, Policy and Advocacy Director One of OCHCH’S main priorities is to alleviate burden surrounding managed care. While we know that the re-procurement process is approaching, [...] Read More