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Home Health Face-to-Face: Cut Through The Confusion!

  • Monday, June 15, 2015
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Webinar

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The Kansas Home Care Association is pleased to bring you this educational program through an agreement with the Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina…


Home Health Face-to-Face: Cut Through The Confusion!



Monday, June 15, 2015
2:00 to 3:30 p.m. CST

Drowning in paperwork? Home Health F2F continues to cause much confusion for providers. This webinar will bring agencies up-to-date with CMS’ current decisions regarding face to face documentation and offer guidance taken from CMS on how to determine if the documentation you have will stand up to medical review. The presenter will provide up-to date information on what the agency can and cannot add to the documentation and provide resources to assist you in making the best decisions!

Is your agency feeling the challenge to obtain compliant F2F documents from your physicians?   The Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) program has been focusing on Adequacy of F2F documentation and finding that most do not include sufficient documentation.  The Office of Inspector General has also done a study on Face-to-Face documentation and recommended that CMS needs to provide clearer instruction and standardized documents to assist in obtaining adequate documentation.   CMS has directed the MACs to closely monitor the F2F forms resulting in continued denials of up to 50% of the documents submitted. 

Any F2F denial means that the HHA will not receive any payment for the SOC episode and what's worse, if you did not have a valid F2F for the SOC episode, your agency will not be paid for subsequent episodes either!

Obviously this continues to be a hot spot in home health today. This 90 minute program will provide an overview of some of the latest clarifications on F2F requirements as well as examples of adequate versus inadequate documentation and some tips to try to keep your F2F encounters from totally disrupting your agency's operations and cash flow.


Presenter: Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS-D, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer, Adams Home Care Consulting, Inc. is a well-known health care consultant and speaker with over 30 years of healthcare experience and extensive experience in home care and home health management. Judy frequently speaks nationally on home health coverage; coding; HH COPs; PPS and medical review.  

Convenience:  Enjoy the convenience and cost-efficiency of a webinar – watch the speaker’s slide presentation on the internet while listening by telephone or through your computer’s microphone and speakers (VoIP).  There is no limit to the number of attendees from your agency who may participate at your site using one phone line and a computer with internet access. 

Confirmation: Prior to the webinar, a confirmation will be e-mailed to you.  This confirmation will include a link to access the presentation handouts, the sign-in sheet, and evaluation, as well as a link enabling you to access the webinar.

Registration Fee: Registration fees are based on one phone/webinar connection; multiple site participation for your agency will require a separate registration fee for each connection. 

KHCA Members:  

  • $149 live webinar connection
  • $149 recording
  • $179 both live AND recording

Non-Members:  

  • $298 live webinar connection
  • $298 recording
  • $358 both live AND recording


The Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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