Home Health Coverage and Eligibility

Home Health Coverage and Eligibility 

Home health begins when a physician recognizes the need for medical care in the home setting. There are many rules and regulations that govern the criteria for eligibility of services, as well as how orders must be written and by whom. This course will provide specific documentation guidelines for practitioners to follow as they receive and follow orders by a physician for home health care.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-HHCE

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (7 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-HHCE
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2022
Learning Objectives:
Demonstrate competence with basic knowledge of home health rules and regulations.
Identify the need for physician orders in home health.
Recognize and describe the required elements of a physician's order for home health.
Determine how to be compliant when documenting a physician's orders.
Recall the appropriate process for documentation of a physician's orders via computer, fax, or other electronic means of entry or transmission.
Describe third party reimbursement expectations for orders to help ensure reimbursement.
Explain the financial impact of documentation errors.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Home Health Basics

Home Health

Medicare

Skilled Services

Homebound Status

Under the Care of a Physician

Plan of Care

Required Elements of the Plan of Care

Who Needs Orders?

Face-to-Face Encounter

Medicaid

Review

Summary

Section 3: Compliance in Documentation

Compliance

PRN Visits

Verbal Orders

Receiving Electronic Orders

Prescription Signatures

Signature Logs

Attestation Statement

Changes in the Plan of Care

A New Plan of Care

Expectations

Implications

Review

Summary

Section 4: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

Resources

References

Congratulations

Staff Writer: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.

Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.” 

Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Administrators; Nurses; in the following settings: Home Health.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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