How-to Guide to Home Health Therapy Documentation

How-to Guide to Home Health Therapy Documentation

by Cindy Krafft


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615692064
Publisher: HCPro, Inc
Publication date: 08/13/2013
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, is president of Kornetti and Krafft Health Care Solutions. She works with agencies on developing their rehabilitation programs, training staff and management on appropriate therapy documentation, and providing therapy documentation audits so agencies can effectively navigate regulations and protect payment. She also serves as the president of the Home Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and has been chair of the NAHC Therapy Advisory Committee.

Table of Contents

  • Welcome to the World of Home Health (overview of practice and PPS)

  • Documentation – the “D” Word (Why We Do It and Why We Hate It)

  • Medical Necessity (Clinical Practice Drives Documentation, not the Other Way Around)

  • OASIS – Impact on Therapy Practice

  • Assessments – The Foundation of Medical Necessity

  • Goals – Measurable AND Meaningful

  • Orders – Putting a Plan Together

  • Interventions – The Role of the Therapist

  • Reassessments – Specific Issues for Home Health

  • Specific Issues for “Qualified” Therapists

  • Specific Issues for Therapist Assistants

  • The Future of Therapy in Home Health

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