Certifying Physicians Edits for Home Health Agencies (HHAs)

CMS has issued a special edition Medicare Learning Network┬« article which confirms that both the certifying physician and the attending physician will be subject to the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS) edit when listed on the claim. Effective July 1, 2014, HHAs are required to report the NPI of the physician who certifies/re-certifies…