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Title
Home Health Survey and Certification Activities Related to Program Safeguards: Deactivation
Memo #
12-26-HHA
Posting Date
2012-04-06
Fiscal Year
2012
Summary
• Survey Activity Required as a Result of the Deactivation of the Medicare Billing Privilege: CMS-1560-F amended the regulation at 42 CFR 424.540(b)(3) to require that, upon deactivation of a Home Health Agency’s (HHA) billing privileges, a survey to validate compliance with the Conditions of Participation (CoPs) must be performed before billing privileges can be reactivated. These surveys will be considered re-certification surveys and will be scheduled as a Tier IV priority.
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