Documentation Essentials Part 01: Evaluations & Certifications


This course will discuss ways to write evaluation, re-evaluation, and certification documentation in compliance with Medicare requirements, to help ensure payment of the claim. The course will focus on the key points that must be present in order to establish the baseline for an episode of care.

Course Goal and Learning Objectives

To provide the student with the key elements needed in documentation evaluations, re-evaluations and certifications for Medicare B beneficiaries.

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify at least five (5) key components that must be present in certification documentation
  • Identify at least four (4) key components that must be present to thoroughly document therapy evaluations
  • Identify three (3) reasons when it is appropriate to perform a re-evaluation

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