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Processing Claims When the Dates of Service Are Beyond the Time Limit for the Patient Assessment

The purpose of this Change Request (CR) is to provide instructions to home health agencies, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and Medicare Administrative Contractors regarding situations when claims are payable but the corresponding patient assessment cannot be submitted

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: October 19, 2023

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