Your Assistance Needed: NAHC Engaging Home Health Agencies to Track Outcomes of Face-to-Face Encounters

As of April 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is enforcing a requirement for Medicare beneficiaries to have a face-to-face encounter with a physician in order for home health services to be covered. Enforcement of the rule had been postponed through the first quarter of 2011 to allow time for all parties…