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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
Care Plan Oversight (CPO) is physician supervision of patients under either the home health or hospice benefit where the patient requires complex or multi-disciplinary care requiring ongoing physician involvement. Medicare does not pay for care plan oversight services for nursing facility or skilled nursing facility patients.
Separate payment is allowed for the services involved in physician certification/re-certification and development of a plan of care for Medicare covered home health services.
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Last Updated: 02/19/2018