Summary: This compact reference helps you obtain maximum reimbursement for patient care. It includes comprehensive, practical information on standards of patient care, quality requirements, and documentation criteria for reimbursement. Part I explains home care essentials, identifies key members of the home care team, and details maintaining quality in home care, resolving legal and ethical issues, conducting a proper home care visit, and thoroughly and accurately documenting ...show more care. Part II covers adult, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric disorders and treatments. Each entry features a nursing diagnosis with patient outcomes, previsit checklist, safety requirements, major diagnostic codes, defense of homebound status, skilled nursing services, interdisciplinary actions, discharge plan, documentation requirements, reimbursement reminders, and insurance hints.