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Skilled Nursing in Home Health Care

Medicare Benefit Policy Manual (CMS Pub. 100-02, Ch. 7 §40.1)External PDF

Skilled nursing is the most highly utilized service in home health care. There are many services nursing staff can provide when the beneficiary meets the qualifying criteria. Select from the following topics to learn more.

Other Specific Care by a Skilled Nurse

  • Ostomy CareExternal PDFMedicare Benefit Policy Manual (CMS Pub. 100-02) Ch. 7 §40.1.2.9
  • Heat TreatmentsExternal PDFMedicare Benefit Policy Manual (CMS Pub. 100-02) Ch. 7 §40.1.2.10
  • Medical GasesExternal PDFMedicare Benefit Policy Manual (CMS Pub. 100-02) Ch. 7 §40.1.2.11
  • Rehabilitation NursingExternal PDFMedicare Benefit Policy Manual (CMS Pub. 100-02) Ch. 7 §40.1.2.12
  • VenipunctureExternal PDFMedicare Benefit Policy Manual (CMS Pub. 100-02) Ch. 7 §40.1.2.13
  • Psychiatric NursingExternal PDFMedicare Benefit Policy Manual (CMS Pub. 100-02) Ch. 7 §40.1.2.15)
    • CGS does not require home health providers to submit psychiatric nursing credentials.
  • Documentation of Psychiatric Nursing

Updated: 04.24.13


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