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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Home Health Nursing and Private Duty Nursing Services Handbook : 3 Home Health Skilled Nursing and Home Health Aide Services : 3.2 Skilled Nursing and Home Health Aide Services : 3.2.2 Home Health Aide Visits

3.2.2
HHA visits are intended to provide hands-on personal care, performance of simple procedures as an extension of therapy or nursing services, assistance in ambulation or exercises, and assistance in administering medications that are ordinarily self-administered.
Any HHA services offered by a home health agency must be provided by a qualified HHA under the supervision of a qualified licensed individual (e.g., RN, PT, or OT) employed by the home health agency.
The duties of an HHA during a visit include, but are not limited to:

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