§ 1249.55a. Use of the Medicare Form HCFA-485statement of policy.
(a) Home health agencies may use Form HCFA-485 as verification of the physicians prescription for medical/surgical supplies.
(b) The requirement that medical/surgical supplies must be ordered by the attending physician on the physicians prescription pad has not changed. See Medical Assistance Bulletin No. 23-88-02, effective September 1, 1988, and § 1249.2a (relating to clarification of conditions under which MA recipients may be considered homeboundstatement of policy).
The provisions of this § 1249.55a adopted June 8, 1990, effective upon publication and applies retroactively to June 8, 1990, 20 Pa.B. 3085.
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