Face to Face Encounter
This check box indicates whether the selected Template is used for a Face to Face encounter or a Non Face to Face encounter. When the selected Template is inserted by the user, the active SOAPnote will default to a Face to Face encounter if the box is checked. If the box is not checked, the active SOAPnote will default to a Non Face to Face encounter.
If an encounter is a Face to Face office visit it must be specified in the SOAPnote Types. Meaningful Use dashboard will only calculate statistics for meainingful use office visits if the SOAPnote Type is set to Face to Face. See: Creating a SOAPnote for more information.