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November 2015 CSHCN Services Program Provider Manual

21 Home Health Services : Home Health Aide (HHA) Visits

21.3 Home Health Aide (HHA) Visits
HHA visits (procedure code G0156) must be provided by a qualified HHA under the supervision of a qualified licensed individual (registered nurse [RN], physical therapist, occupational therapist) who is employed by the home health agency.
The duties of an HHA during a visit include, but are not limited to, the following:
Typically HHA visits last no longer than 2 hours. Providers must submit documentation of medical necessity for services over 2 hours.

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