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OCHCH Home Health Therapy Documentation

Speaker(s): Beulah Scott, OTR/L, COS-C

Category: Home Care

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Speaker(s): Beulah Scott, OTR/L, COS-C

About the Speaker(s)

Beulah Scott joined Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. (HPS) as the Clinical Consultant in September of 2020. With more than 25 years of healthcare experience, including 15 years specific to home care, Beulah brings firsthand knowledge of startup of a home care agency, management of day-to-day operations, accreditation processes and leadership. Beulah believes that it is important to remain flexible to change and in keeping abreast with regulatory updates, changes, and trends to grow and move forward.

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OCHCH Home Health Therapy Documentation Feb 23
11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST

About the Event

Therapy Documentation Description
This course is directed at home health PTs, OTs, SLPs, Quality Improvement and Administrators/Managers responsible for the success of the home health agency. Audits for medical necessity can be a headache, time consuming and a financial burden for providers. This course examines the most common reasons claims are denied and CMS expectations for effective documentation. Problems are often traced to issues such as documentation lacking medical necessity and skill provided. In this webinar we will demonstrate how to document effectively and accurately. Participants will be able to identify reasonable and necessary criteria for skilled therapy services and develop and write functional based goals. This workshop will describe and implement the necessary components of documentation to support skilled therapy services for reimbursement. We will review regulatory requirements for medical necessity, how to recognize common mistakes and will highlight how to skillfully paint a picture of the patient.


  • Identify the most common reasons for medical review denials.
  • Identify common mistakes made in documentation and how to avoid.
  • Understand the concept of medical necessity and how to meet CMS requirements of reasonable and necessary.
  • Review requirements for evaluations and reassessments.
  • Review components needed for goals to meet the requirements of functional and measurable.
  • Demonstrate and implement effective documentation to support skilled services were provided