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55 Pa. Code § 1249.55a. Use of the Medicare Form HCFA-485—statement of policy.

§ 1249.55a. Use of the Medicare Form HCFA-485—statement of policy.

 (a)  Home health agencies may use Form HCFA-485 as verification of the physician’s prescription for medical/surgical supplies.

 (b)  The requirement that medical/surgical supplies must be ordered by the attending physician on the physician’s 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 homebound—statement 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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