CMS has eliminated the admission certification requirement and has established a day 20 certification requirement. Read this article to understand certification. It's easier than you think!

DME and Home Care Forms

The forms posted here are examples only. CMS and the MAC's have clearly stated that a form is not necessary ​and that they endorse no specific form, nor do I or my employer endorse any specific form. 

Home Care orders no longer require a physician face to face form. Read this article to understand the new rule.

2014 IPPS Certification and F-2-F Forms

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Certification Forms