April, 2000

Informational Bulletin 00-7
MHC-14

Use Of Onsite Video Monitoring

Purpose:

The purpose of this informational bulletin is to clarify the use of onsite video monitoring as a substitute for a skilled visit.

Clarification:

Even though the Conditions of Participation (COP) do not address the use of this form of technology, the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) Regional Offices were advised from HCFA Central Office that this form of technology cannot be used to substitute for a skilled visit. Further, all Medicare home health agencies must comply with the current home health agency Conditions of Participation.

Questions:

If you have any questions regarding this information bulletin, please contact in writing:

Minnesota Department of Health
Compliance Monitoring Division
Licensing and Certification Program
85 East Seventh Place, Suite 300
PO Box 64900
St. Paul, MN 55164-0900

Monday, March 28, 2011 at 09:50AM