Medicare.gov's Availability of Auxiliary Aids & Services Posted 10/2014
For information about the availability of auxiliary aids and service, please visit:
Minimum System Requirements for Home Health Agencies, Hospice Providers, Long Term Care Facilities, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities and
Long Term Care Hospitals.
NEW: FY2015 System
Requirements [PDF 23KB] Effective 10/01/2014 - 09/30/2015
Requirements [PDF 22KB] Effective 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2014
For all Medicare-Certified Agencies: (updated 04/08/2013)
There is still time to sign up for Home Health Care CAHPS (HHCAHPS). Please go to the official HHCAHPS website at
https://homehealthcahps.org to register for HHCAHPS and to authorize your HHCAHPS survey vendor. If you are an agency with 59 or less patients in
the period of April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013, go to the HHCAHPS website to complete an HHCAHPS Participation Exemption Form for the CY 2015 Annual
Payment Update. Please email HHCAHPS@rti.org with any questions about HHCAHPS.
FAQ - CMSNet VPN Issues (posted 01/22/2013)
NEW: FAQ - CMSNet VPN Issues [PDF 65KB]
State Website Help (02/08/2006)
The link below provides instructions to help users who receive messages similar to “Page cannot be displayed; try back later
” on State websites.
Clearing Cache In Internet Explorer.pdf
Assessment Data Backup
Question: There have been situations where providers have
lost their database causing undue time spent restoring data.
Who is responsible for backing up this data?
Answer: It is the responsibility of the providers (Nursing
Facilities, Home Health Agencies, IRF PAI and Swing Bed)
to have a regular back up plan for all local assessment
If you need assistance with the back up of your data or
have questions with regard to this issue, contact the QTSO
Help Desk for assistance (firstname.lastname@example.org).