This presentation provides information related to Medicare Certified Home Health regarding how outdated wording from the 1965 Medicare Act prevents Nurse Practitioners from ordering and certifying Medicare Home Health services. It will include strategies to legislatively loosen this language, give complete information on how to bill Care Plan Oversight, and discuss why this may help efforts.
Contact hours available until 3/27/2020.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Disclosures: The speaker and planning committee members reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to determine which patients qualify and list who may bill for Medicare Care Plan Oversight billing and be able to demonstrate how to appropriately bill for Medicare Home Health Patients.
MSN, ACHPN. FNP-BC, GS-C,
Northern California Medical Associates