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Last Modified: 4/22/2020 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A

Recertification deadline FAQ

Q: If recertification is required on the 18th day and falls on a Saturday or Sunday, are we allowed to do the recertification the Friday before the weekend day?
A: Yes. For the certification to be considered timely, it must be done by the 18th calendar day.
Source: Part A Local coverage determination (LCD) L33972 - LCD for Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program (Go to https://medicare.fcso.com/coverage_find_lcds_and_ncds/lcd_search.asp and select search LCDs).
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