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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

No. 0938-0679

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES

Expires 02/2024

CERTIFICATE OF MEDICAL NECESSITY

CMS-484— OXYGEN

DME 484.3

SECTION A: Certifcation Type/Date: INITIAL ___/___/___ REVISED ___/___/___ RECERTIFICATION___/___/___

PATIENT NAME, ADDRESS, TELEPHONE and MEDICARE ID

SUPPLIER NAME, ADDRESS, TELEPHONE and NSC or NPI #

 

(__ __ __) __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ Medicare ID

(__ __ __) __ __ __ – __ __ __ __ NSC or NPI #____________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLACE OF SERVICE ______________

 

Supply Item/Service Procedure Code(s):

PT DOB ____/____/____ Sex ____ (M/F) Ht. ____(in) Wt _______

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NAME and ADDRESS of FACILITY

 

 

PHYSICIAN NAME, ADDRESS, TELEPHONE and UPIN or NIP #

 

 

if applicable (see reverse)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(__ __ __) __ __ __ – __ __ __ __ UPIN or NPI # ___________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECTION B: Information in this Section May Not Be Completed by the Supplier of the Item Supplies.

EST. LENGTH OF NEED (# OF MONTHS): ______ 1–99 (99=LIFETIME)

DIAGNOSIS CODES: ______ ______ ______ ______

 

ANSWERS

 

ANSWER QUESTIONS 1–9. (Check Y for Yes, N for No, or D for Does Not Apply, unless otherwise noted.)

 

 

a)_________mm Hg

1. Enter the result of recent test taken on or before the certifcation date listed in Section A. Enter (a)

 

b)_____________%

arterial blood gas PO2 and/or (b) oxygen saturation test;

 

c)____/____/____

(c) date of test.

 

 

 

 

 

 

o 1

o 2 o 3

2. Was the test in Question 1 performed (1) with the patient in a chronic stable state as an outpatient,

 

 

 

 

(2) within two days prior to discharge from an inpatient facility to home, or

 

 

 

 

(3) under other circumstances?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

o 1

o 2

o 3

3. Check the one number for the condition of the test in Question 1: (1) At Rest; (2) During Exercise;

 

 

 

 

(3) During Sleep

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

o Y

o N

o D

4. If you are ordering portable oxygen, is the patient mobile within the home? If you are not ordering

 

 

 

 

portable oxygen, check D.

 

 

 

 

 

______________LPM

5. Enter the highest oxygen fow rate ordered for this patient in liters per minute. If less than 1 LPM,

 

 

 

 

enter an “X”.

 

 

 

 

 

a)_________mm Hg

6. If greater than 4 LPM is prescribed, enter results of recent test taken on 4 LPM. This may be an

 

b)_____________%

(a) arterial blood gas PO2 and/or (b) oxygen saturation test with patient in a chronic stable state.

 

c)____/____/____

Enter date of test (c).

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWER QUESTIONS 7-9 ONLY IF PO2 = 56–59 OR OXYGEN SATURATION = 89 IN QUESTION 1

o Y

o N

o Y

o N

o Y

o N

7.Does the patient have dependent edema due to congestive heart failure?

8.Does the patient have cor pulmonale or pulmonary hypertension documented by P pulmonale on an EKG or by an echocardiogram, gated blood pool scan or direct pulmonary artery pressure measurement.

9.Does the patient have a hematocrit greater than 56%?

NAME OF PERSON ANSWERING SECTION B QUESTIONS, IF OTHER THAN PHYSICIAN (Please Print):

NAME__________________________________ TITLE________________________EMPLOYER________________________

SECTION C: Narrative Description of Equipment and Cost

(1)Narrative description of all items, accessories and option ordered; (2) Suppliers charge; and (3) Medicare Fee Schedule Allowance for each item, accessory, and option (see instructions on back)

SECTION D: PHYSICIAN Attestation and Signature/Date

I certify that I am the treating physician identifed in Section A of this form. I have received Sections A, B and C of the Certifcate of Medical Necessity

(including charges for items ordered). Any statement on my letterhead attached hereto, has been reviewed and signed by me. I certify that the medical necessity information in Section B is true, accurate and complete, to the best of my knowledge, and I understand that any falsifcation, omission, or concealment of material fact in that section may subject me to civil or criminal liability.

PHYSICIAN’S SIGNATURE_________________________________________________________DATE _____/_____/_____

Signature and Date Stamps Are Not Acceptable.

Form CMS–484 (12/18)

INSTRuCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE CERTIFICATE OF MEDICAL NECESSITY

FOR OXYGEN

SECTION A:

CERTIFICATION DATE:

(May be completed by the supplier)

If this is an initial certification for this patient, indicate this by placing date (MM/DD/YY) needed initially in the space TYPE/ marked “INITIAL.” If this is a revised certification (to be completed when the physician changes the order, based on the patient’s changing clinical needs), indicate the initial date needed in the space marked “INITIAL,” and indicate the recertification date in the space marked “REVISED.” If this is a recertification, indicate the initial date needed in the space marked “INITIAL,” and indicate the recertification date in the space marked “RECERTIFICATION.” Whether submitting a REVISED or a RECERTIFIED CMN, be sure to always furnish the INITIAL date as well as the REVISED or RECERTIFICATION date.

PATIENT

Indicate the patient’s name, permanent legal address, telephone number and his/her Medicare ID as it appears on his/her

INFORMATION:

Medicare card and on the claim form.

 

SUPPLIER

Indicate the name of your company (supplier name), address and telephone number along with the Medicare Supplier Number

assigned to you by the National Supplier Clearinghouse (NSC) or applicable National Provider Identifier (NPI). If using the NPI

INFORMATION:

Number, indicate this by using the qualifier XX followed by the 10-digit number. If using a legacy number,

 

 

e.g. NSC number, use the qualifier 1C followed by the 10-digit number. (For example. 1Cxxxxxxxxxx)

PLACE OF SERVICE:

FACILITY NAME:

SUPPLY ITEM/SERVICE PROCEDURE CODE(S):

PATIENT DOB, HEIGHT, WEIGHT AND SEX:

PHYSICIAN NAME, ADDRESS:

PHYSICIAN INFORMATION:

PHYSICIAN’S

TELEPHONE NO:

SECTION B:

EST. LENGTH OF NEED:

DIAGNOSIS CODES:

QUESTION SECTION:

NAME OF PERSON ANSWERING SECTION B QUESTIONS:

SECTION C:

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF EQUIPMENT & COST:

SECTION D: PHYSICIAN

ATTESTATION:

PHYSICIAN SIGNATURE AND DATE:

Indicate the place in which the item is being used, i.e., patient’s home is 12, skilled nursing facility (SNF) is 31, End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) facility is 65, etc.

If the place of service is a facility, indicate the name and complete address of the facility.

List all procedure codes for items ordered. Procedure codes that do not require certification should not be listed on the CMN.

Indicate patient’s date of birth (MM/DD/YY) and sex (male or female); height in inches and weight in pounds, if requested.

Indicate the PHYSICIAN’S name and complete mailing address.

Accurately indicate the treating physician’s Unique Physician Identification Number (UPIN) or applicable National Provider Identifier (NPI). If using the NPI Number, indicate this by using the qualifier XX followed by the 10-digit number. If using UPIN number, use the qualifier 1G followed by the 6-digit number. (For example. 1Gxxxxxx)

Indicate the telephone number where the physician can be contacted (preferably where records would be accessible pertaining to this patient) if more information is needed.

(May not be completed by the supplier. While this section may be completed by a non-physician clinician, or a Physician employee, it must be reviewed, and the CMN signed (in Section D) by the treating practitioner.)

Indicate the estimated length of need (the length of time the physician expects the patient to require use of the ordered item) by filling in the appropriate number of months. If the patient will require the item for the duration of his/her life, then enter “99”.

In the first space, list the diagnosis code that represents the primary reason for ordering this item. List any additional diagnosis codes that would further describe the medical need for the item (up to 4 codes).

This section is used to gather clinical information to help Medicare determine the medical necessity for the item(s) being ordered. Answer each question which applies to the items ordered, checking “Y” for yes, “N” for no, or “D” for does not apply.

If a clinical professional other than the treating physician (e.g., home health nurse, physical therapist, dietician) or a physician employee answers the questions of Section B, he/she must print his/her name, give his/her professional title and the name of his/ her employer where indicated. If the physician is answering the questions, this space may be left blank.

(To be completed by the supplier)

Supplier gives (1) a narrative description of the item(s) ordered, as well as all options, accessories, supplies and drugs;

(2)the supplier’s charge for each item(s), options, accessories, supplies and drugs; and (3) the Medicare fee schedule allowance for each item(s), options, accessories, supplies and drugs, if applicable.

(To be completed by the physician)

The physician’s signature certifies (1) the CMN which he/she is reviewing includes Sections A, B, C and D; (2) the answers in Section B are correct; and (3) the self-identifying information in Section A is correct.

After completion and/or review by the physician of Sections A, B and C, the physician’s must sign and date the CMN in Section D, verifying the Attestation appearing in this Section. The physician’s signature also certifies the items ordered are medically necessary for this patient.

According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. The valid OMB control number for this information collection is 0938-0679. The time required to complete this information collection is estimated to average 12 minutes per response, including the time to review instructions, search existing resources, gather the data needed, and complete and review the information collection. If you have any comments concerning the accuracy of the time estimate or suggestions for improving this form, please write to: CMS, Attn: PRA Reports Clearance Officer, 7500 Security Blvd. Baltimore, Maryland 21244.

DO NOT SuBMIT CLAIMS TO THIS ADDRESS. Please see http://www.medicare.gov/ for information on claim filing.

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