Medicare home health referrals must contain information in the medical record from the certifying physician and/or acute/post-acute care facility justifying the referral. Use this checklist to gain an understanding of the criteria necessary for home health referrals.
This checklist is intended to provide health care providers with a reference for use when responding to medical documentation requests pertaining to clinical lab drug testing. Health care providers retain responsibility to submit complete and accurate documentation.
This checklist is an aid to assist providers when responding to medical record documentation requests pertaining to Diagnostic test services.
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