CHA News Article

CMS Clarifies Home Health ‘Face-to-Face’ Documentation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Learning Network has issued an article titled “Documentation Requirements for Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) Face-to-Face Encounter.” The article is designed to provide education on the required narrative for documenting the home health face-to-face encounter, and includes information and examples to help health care professionals avoid insufficient documentation errors and HH PPS improper payments. A copy of the article is attached.