Physician’s Guide to Home Health

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The Physician’s Guide to Home Health includes easy-to-understand language geared towards physicians regarding the certification requirements for home health, including the face-to-face documentation requirement.

Description

An overview of the Medicare home health services benefit & PDGM payment method

The Physician’s Guide to Home Health includes easy-to-understand language geared towards physicians regarding the certification requirements for home health, including the face-to-face documentation requirement. It also includes what physicians need to know about PDGM, especially the increased need for documentation to support the clinical grouper with a brief summary of unacceptable codes and an easy summary of the most important points.

Provide the booklet to your referral sources or use them to provide your own education to physicians and staff.

Table of Contents:
  • Certification by the Physician
    • Be Confined to the Home (Homebound)
    • Medically Necessary Skilled Services
    • Under the Care of a Physician and Receiving Services Under a Plan of Care
    • Face-to-Face Encounter
  • PDGM Basics Physicians Need to Know
  • Physician Summary

*This booklet was updated 1/2020