Home Health Change of Care Notice (HHCCN)

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If you have questions about these changes, you can contact your home health agency and/or the doctor who orders your home care.
You cannot appeal to Medicare about payment for the items/services listed above unless you both receive them and a Medicare claim is filed.

Your doctor’s orders for your home care have changed.
The home health agency must follow physician orders to give you care. The home health agency can’t give you home care without a physician’s order. If you don’t agree with this change, discuss it with your home health agency or the doctor who orders your home care.

Your home health agency has decided to stop giving you the home care listed above.
You can look for care from a different home health agency if you have a valid order for home care and still think you need home care. If you need help finding a different home health agency to give you this care, contact the doctor who ordered your home care. If you get care from a different home health agency, you can ask it to bill Medicare.

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Please sign and date below to show that you received and understand this notice. Return this signed notice to your home health agency in person or by mailing it to them at the address listed at the top of this notice.


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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 0938-0566. The time required to complete this information collection is estimated to average 7 minutes per response, including the time to review instructions, search existing data resources, gather the data needed, and complete and review the information collection. If you have comments concerning the accuracy of the time estimate or suggestions for improving this form, please write to: CMS, 7500 Security Boulevard, Attn: PRA Reports Clearance Officer, Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850.

OMB Approval No. 0938-1196
Form CMS-10280 (Approved 06/2013)