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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Home Health Certification:

Don't Delay When Completing Home Health Certifications

Your best bet is to fill out the eligibility record at the time of hospital discharge If your patient qualifies for home health coverage, it’s up to the physician to confirm the patient’s eligibility—and any delays in your documentation could create logjams for patients and the home health agencies planning to care for them. To ensure that patients are able [...]