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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 (RHHI’s).

The HCFA program memorandum requires the RHHI’s 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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