New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules
He - Department of Health and Human Services
Subtitle He-P - Former Division of Public Health Services
Chapter He-P 800 - RESIDENTIAL CARE AND HEALTH FACILITY RULES
Part He-P 809 - HOME HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
Section He-P 809.18 - Quality Improvement

Universal Citation: NH Admin Rules He-P 809.18

Current through Register No. 12, March 21, 2024

(a) The HHCP shall develop and implement a quality improvement program that reviews policies and services and maximizes quality by preventing or correcting identified problems.

(b) As part of the HHCP quality improvement program, a quality improvement committee shall be established.

(c) The HHCP shall determine the size and composition of the quality improvement committee based on the size of the facility and the care and services provided.

(d) The quality improvement committee shall:

(1) Determine the information to be monitored;

(2) Determine the frequency with which information will be reviewed;

(3) Determine the indicators that will apply to the information being monitored;

(4) Evaluate the information that is gathered;

(5) Determine the action that is necessary to correct identified problems;

(6) Recommend corrective actions to the licensee; and

(7) Evaluate the effectiveness of the corrective actions.

(e) The quality improvement committee shall meet at least quarterly.

(f) The quality improvement committee shall generate dated, written minutes after each meeting.

(g) Documentation of all quality improvement activities shall be maintained on-site for at least 2 years.

#9466, eff 5-2-09

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