Face-to-Face requirements for home health agencies: Lessons learned since their April 2011 implementation

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Wed, Jul 25, 2012
60 Minutes
Product Description

Get a complete Know-How, about one of the most widely misunderstood rule, which results in numerous fraud and violation cases every year

The face to face requirement for home health and hospice was one of the fraud control measures contained in Health Care Reform.  The requirements of the rule are still not widely understood outside of home health and have led to a great deal of difficulty for providers. This seminar will provide a review of the face to face requirements for both home health and hospice. Also, it will show the difference and review what acceptable documentation looks like for face to face. Expert speaker, Robert W. Markette, Jr., CHC, will review the non-physician practitioner’s role, the physician’s role and if anything can be done to lessen the burden on physicians, while still maintaining compliance. He'll review a number of common misunderstandings as well as risk areas, including the potential for fraud and abuse violations.

In this power-packed event, Robert will review the rules’ requirements and show the ways to reduce the burden on physicians, without risking your reimbursement.


  • What the Face to Face rule requires
  • When a checklist is okay
  • What can the physician’s staff do to assist him or her
  • What can the agency do to assist the physician?
  • Why paying fees to the physician for face to face is a bad idea
  • Who must complete the certification?

Who should attend?Administrators, marketers, DON

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About Our Speaker

Robert W. Markette - Home Care Expert

For more than a decade, Robert W. Markette, Jr., CHC, has focused his practice on representing home health, hospice, private duty and DME providers in all aspects of their operations. With more than a decade of experience in working with these industries, Robert has developed a reputation for understanding the operational, compliance and legal/regulatory issues facing homecare providers.

In representing the homecare industry, Robert...   More Info
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