Opting out of Medicare and/or Electing to Order and Refer Services

July 22, 2013
Rick Gawenda

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a new MLN Matters publication that discusses physicians and non-physician practitioners (NPP’s) who decide to opt out of Medicare and still order/refer services for Medicare beneficiaries. This MLN Matters has implications for outpatient rehabilitation therapy services since physicians and NPP’s order as well as certify for outpatient rehabilitation therapy services. To access the MLN Matters article, click

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