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Modified: 11/7/2018
This special edition article provides an overview of the Medicare home health services benefit, including patient eligibility requirements and certification/recertification requirements of covered Medicare home health services. This article was revised November 5 to reflect policies finalized in the 2019 home health prospective payment system final rule. Specifically, the regulation has been revised to remove the requirement that the recertification statement must include an estimate of how much longer the services will be required. This change is effective January 1, 2019. [SE1436]
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Part A