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Special Fraud Alert: Physician Liability for Certifications in the Provision of Medical Equipment and Supplies and Home Health Services

Guidance to physicians to help them appreciate the legal and programmatic significance of certifications they make in connection with the ordering of certain items and services for their Medicare patients.

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Issued by: Office of Inspector General (OIG)

Issue Date: January 07, 1999

DISCLAIMER: The contents of this database lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law (including Medicare Advantage Rate Announcements and Advance Notices) or as specifically incorporated into a contract. The Department may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on the guidance repository, except to establish historical facts.