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Nevada Home Health Agencies Receive HealthInsight Quality Award

Annual Recognition Encourages Excellence in Patient Care

Las Vegas — Eight home health agencies in Nevada are being honored for their commitment to improving and promoting patient-centered care.

HealthInsight, a nonprofit, community-based collaborative working to improve health and health care for patients and providers, will present the 2016 HealthInsight Quality Award to the recipients Nov. 1 at the HealthInsight Annual Quality Conference at the InNEVation Center in Las Vegas.

In order for agencies to be considered for the award, they must meet three criteria:

  1. The agency ranks in the 90th percentile using current ranking methods
  2. The agency has no condition of participation-level deficiencies on its last Medicare certification survey
  3. The agency demonstrates a quality improvement project that targets a quality measure and promotes at least one element of patient-centered care

"HealthInsight is proud to honor this year's home health Quality Award recipients. Eight agencies went above and beyond to improve patient care and the quality of health care as a whole in Nevada," said Linda Griskell, HealthInsight Nevada project manager.

The 2016 HealthInsight Quality Award home health recipients are Mountain Crest Home Health, Reliance Health Care LLC, Healthy Living at Home, Faith Home Health Care LLC, Life Wellness Home Health Agency LLC and Advent Home Health, all of Las Vegas; and New Horizon Home Care LLC of Elko and Mesa View Home Care LLC of Mesquite.

The home health quality information is available by visiting www.medicare.gov/homehealthcompare or by calling 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).

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