Long-Term Care

Physician certifications and recertifications: Myth or fact?

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, June 1, 2012

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There seems to be continued confusion surrounding the physician certification or recertification requirements in a SNF. A physician certification is needed for admission to a facility for post-hospital services that will be covered under Medicare Part A; several recertifications are also required for those same services to continue to be covered in the SNF.

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