Medicare Coverage for Home Health Nurses and Therapists: Protect Your Revenue/Protect Your Agency

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As required by the Jimmo lawsuit settlement, the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual has been revised to provide improved guidance for Medicare Home Health benefits, including the addition of detailed documentation requirements. Agencies must understand the revised guidelines or risk major penalties – both financial and non-financial. Presented by industry icon Mary St. Pierre, you won't find a more thorough training anywhere else!

In this 2-hour session, we will:

  • Discuss Medicare Home Health qualifying criteria, including F2F, defining homebound, and medical necessity
  • Review the Medicare coverage rules and policies for skilled nursing as well as physical, occupations, and speech therapy services.
  • Discuss coverage of non-qualifying home health services (occupational therapy, medical social services, home health aide, medical supplies, DME)
  • Define intermittent skilled nursing versus part-time intermittent skilled nursing, as well as the impact of other caregivers
  • Describe and define all necessary documentation requirements

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*This educational activity has been approved for 2.0 contact hours.

*Fazzi Associates, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours awarded until 3/31/20.

Mary St. Pierre, RN, BSN, MGA

Mary St. Pierre is well known expert and speaker in Home Health and Hospice industry. She has worked in the Home Health and Hospice industry for over 46 years as a home care nurse, supervisor, and manager. Her most recent position, before partnering with Fazzi Associates, was the Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at the National Association of home Care. Ms St. Pierre has demonstrated an outstanding grasp of regulations, understanding of CMS policy, and RHHI (MAC) processes. Her leadership and knowledge has aided countless home care and hospice agencies across the US deliver the best care possible to their patients. Presently Ms St. Pierre is partnering with Fazzi Associates as a consultant and trainer.
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1.9 hrs

Contact Hours: Nursing

Topics: Regulations

Skill Level: Intermediate

Instructor Name : Mary St. Pierre