Home Health & Hospice

New bill aims to reduce F2F burden for home health providers

Homecare E-News, June 29, 2015

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Last Wednesday, Senators Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) and Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) introduced a new bill intended to alleviate some of the current tensions surrounding face-to-face encounter documentation, which many in the provider community consider a heavy burden and potential threat to securing earned reimbursement—even in the wake of CMS’ decision to nix the notorious physician narrative component of the requirement. 

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