How to Clearly Establish Homebound Status and Guarantee Medicare Coverage

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS-D, AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Conference Date
Wed, Apr 20, 2011
60 Minutes
Product Description

Do you know who can best indicate why a patient is homebound? If you work in home health -- you should …

Homebound status is a basic Medicare requirement for home health coverage. If you can't clearly establish it, Medicare won't pay.

In this 1-hour event, our pro Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C will review the definitions and conditions that establish homebound status - in detail - and its impact on home health coverage.

In this era of increased home health service scrutiny, you can't afford to miss a single point of documentation. Let Judy Adams show you everything you need to have to support homebound status, and what you may be missing.

This Session Will Include:

  • Homebound status - what is it? The official Medicare definition
  • Real-world examples of documentation that illustrates homebound status
  • The good and bad: Case examples of both proper and poor documentation used to evaluate homebound status
  • Special situations: How they impact homebound status and Medicare coverage -- including driving, absences from home, patients who attend day care or outpatient services …
  • Recommendations: Processes for agencies to ensure homebound status is properly addressed in the medical record

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

Who should attend? Home health supervisors, quality improvement and clinicians who provide direct care or review home health records.

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About Our Speaker

Judy Adams - Home Health Coding Expert

Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS-D, HCS-O, has been involved in health care in numerous health care setting over the span of her career. She has been involved in nearly every aspect of home health care over the last three decades including direct clinical care, supervision, administration and quality improvement.

In 2009, she opened her own education and consultation company with a primary focus on...   More Info
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