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Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement

Home Health:

First-Rate Documentation Helps in the Defense of Observation & Assessment Visits

Look to your MAC for guidance on medical necessity. Don’t let slipshod observation and assessment documentation impede your bottom line. Detailed notes can help you garner the reimbursement you deserve. Careless charting may be the culprit of a recent rash of O&A-related denials for many home health agencies that underwent a recent, medical review probe. HHH Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) [...]