What is Home Health Agency?

What is Home Health Agency?

The term “home health agency” means a public agency or private organization, or a subdivision of such an agency or organization, which— (1) is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services and other therapeutic services; (2) has policies, established by a group of professional personnel (associated with the agency or organization), including one or more…

Face-to-Face Documentation Requirements

Face-to-Face Documentation Requirements

Documentation must be clearly titled, dated, and signed by the certifying physician, whether as part of the certification form itself, or as an addendum. It must also include the date the face-to-face encounter was performed. Face-to-Face Documentation Requirements Documentation includes a brief narrative which describes how the patient’s clinical condition, as seen during that encounter,…