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Beneficiary Notices and Demand Billing - HCFA Transmittal A-99-37
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Date: September 17, 1999 DSL-BQA-99-054
To: Home Health Agencies HHA 23
From: Susan Schroeder, Director, Bureau of Quality Assurance
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide home health agencies with
information related to the federal Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA)
program memorandum, transmittal
number A-99-27 sent to Regional Home Health Intermediaries (RHHIs).
The HCFA program memorandum requires the RHHIs to instruct Home Health Agencies
about their responsibility to provide proper written notice to beneficiaries in advance of
furnishing what they believe to be non-covered care or of their intent to reduce or
terminate ongoing care.
Questions related to this memorandum should be directed to your respective Regional
Home Health Intermediary.
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