Medical Necessity Documentation
Does your documentation support the medical need for the service rendered? The documentation may include clinical evaluations, physician evaluations, consultations, progress notes, physician’s office records, hospital records, nursing home records, home health agency records, records from other healthcare professionals and test reports. It is maintained by the physician and/or provider. For more information, please refer to the "Program Integrity Manual", Pub 100-08, Chapter 3, Section 3.2.3 A (PDF).