In last weeks article, Reevaluations vs Progress Reports: What’s the Difference?, I explained the difference between a reevaluation and a progress report, how the 2 terms are not the same and should not be used interchangeably and when a reevaluation is appropriate to perform and bill to an insurance carrier. This week, I want to discuss what the required elements are for a progress report under Medicare Part B as well as some private/commercial insurance carriers and how often they are required by the Medicare program.
Under Medicare Part B, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) states the minimum progress reporting period shall be at least once every
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