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Question 4 of 9: For the certification form on admission, how many days does the MD/NP have to sign? If a person admits late on a Friday and the practitioner is not in the facility until Tuesday or after, would that suffice?
According to the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Chapter 8 – Coverage of Extended Care (SNF) Services under Hospital Insurance. 40- Physician Certification and Re-Certification for Extended Care Services,