CMS’ Requirements for NPs Ordering Home Health Services Raises Concern

NAHC has major concerns it will be addressing with CMS On April 27, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued Change Request 12615 to clarify requirements for allowed practitioners under the home health benefit. In the “Background” section of the transmittal, CMS states that nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists acting as…

CMS Revises Manual Instructions for the NOA and Allowed Practitioners

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued Change Request (CR) 12615 that incorporates policies for the implementation of the  Notice of Admission (NOA) and the subsequent elimination of the Request for Anticipated Payment (RAP). The NOA became effective January 1, 2022. The CR also provides corrections and clarifications regarding who may sign…