Update on Faxed/Electronic Physician Certification of Terminal Illness

In November of 2007, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) contacted the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to ask questions regarding Change Request (CR) 5550, a document that was sent only to the regional home health intermediaries in August 2007 with an effective date in September 2007. Buried in the…