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Home Health Documentation and Program Improvement Act of 2017
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make changes to documentation of eligibility for Medicare home health services, and for other purposes.
Home Health Documentation and Program Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to use an individual's medical record from a home-health agency, as appropriate, to support certification of such individual's Medicare eligibility for home-health services. The bill requires the CMS to establish a process for home-health agencies that are entitled to an administrative appeal after being denied eligibility for Medicare reimbursement to, instead, enter into a settlement with the CMS.
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- The house has not voted
Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthCommittee on Ways and MeansHealthIntroducedMay 25th, 2017
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