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317:30-5-211.6. General documentation requirements

Revised 9-12-22


(a) Section 1833(e) of the Social Security Act precludes payment to any provider of service unless "there has been furnished such information as may be necessary in order to determine the amounts due such provider" [42 United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 1395l(e)]. The member's medical records will reflect the need for the care provided. The member's medical records should include the physician's office records, hospital records, nursing home records, home health agency records, records from other health care professionals and test reports. This documentation must be provided for prior authorization requests and available to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) or its designated agent upon request.

(b) Payment is made for durable medical equipment as set forth in this section when a face-to-face encounter has occurred in accordance with provisions of 42 Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) ' 440.70 and Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 317:30-5-211.1.

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