HBO Therapy Services Documentation Requirements - JF Part A
Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy Services Documentation Requirements
It is expected that the patient’s medical records reflect the need for care/services provided. The listing of records is not all inclusive. Providers must ensure all necessary records are submitted to support services rendered. They may include:
Standard Diabetic Wound Care Therapy Prior to Starting HBO
|The documentation submitted to a review entity should support the diagnosis used with HBO therapy. Clearly support wound measurements/assessments by providing documentation before and during HBO therapy.
Multiple CMS contractors are charged with completing reviews of medical records. See Identifying Which Entity Completed a Part A Claim Review for detailed information about each of these contractors.
Once a provider compiles all the necessary documentation, it is important to submit them to the appropriate contractor according to the request received. Select the request below to view the appropriate submission instructions.
- Noridian Medical Review: Additional Documentation Request (ADR)
- Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT): CID Request
- Level One Appeal: Redetermination Request
View the Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy webpage for additional information and resources.
Documentation Requirements Disclaimer
The documentation requirements contents/references provided within this section were prepared as educational tools and are not intended to grant rights or impose obligations. Use of these documents are not intended to take the place of either written law or regulations.
The listing of records is not all inclusive. Providers must ensure all necessary records are submitted to support services rendered.
Important that physician intent, physician decision and physician recommendation to provide services derived clearly from the medical record and properly authenticated.
The submission of these records shall not guarantee payment as all applicable coverage requirements must be met.