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Medicare Benefit Policy Manual: Chapter 7 - Home Health Services
Discusses the Home Health Prospective Payment System (PPS), requirements for home health coverage, services provided, physician certificates, supplies, and duration. Mentions rural throughout.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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QualityNet
Serves as a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved website for secure communications and healthcare quality data exchange between: quality improvement organizations (QIOs), hospitals, physician offices, nursing homes, end-stage renal disease (ESRD) networks and facilities, and data vendors.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Colorado Rural Health Center - Map Resources
Thematic maps on topics relevant to rural healthcare, including healthcare facilities, health workforce, and enrollment in Medicare, Medicaid, and other programs.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Colorado Rural Health Center
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Medicare Learning Network: Home Health Prospective Payment System
Provides information on the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) including background information and consolidated billing requirements, coverage of HH services, elements of the HH PPS, and additional requirements. Includes information on payment adjustments for rural areas.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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CMS Rural Health Clinics Center
Provides links to manuals, billing codes, enrollment and certification information, legislation, regulations, and contacts related to Medicare and Medicaid services in the rural health clinics.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Quality, Safety & Oversight - Certification & Compliance: Rural Health Clinics
Provides information about being certified as a Medicare participating Rural Health Clinic (RHC) supplier. Includes links to applicable laws, regulations, and compliance information.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Quality, Safety & Certification - Certification & Compliance: Critical Access Hospitals
Provides basic information about being certified as a Medicare Critical Access Hospital (CAH) provider. Includes links to applicable laws, regulations, and compliance information.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Code of Federal Regulations: Title 42 Public Health
Provides access to Code of Federal Regulations' health-related provisions, including Medicare and Medicare.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
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CMS Hospice Center
Provides information on regulations, enrollment and participation, billing and payments, and CMS Manuals relating to hospice services and benefits.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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CMS Home Health Agency (HHA) Center
Provides information on proposed and final rulings regarding Medicare's Home Health Prospective Payment System. Provides links to relevant CMS home health agency resources, including manuals, reports, initiatives, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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