Effective now: Face-to-face encounter requirements for home health agencies and hospices
14 April 2011
Effective April 1, hospice and home health providers are required to comply with the face-to-face encounter requirements mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for purposes of verification of a patient’s eligibility for Medicare home health services and of recertification for Medicare hospice services. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it expects full compliance with the requirements. Click here
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