Issue Date:  July 16, 2007



Effective Date:  July 16, 2007



Expiration Date:  July 16, 2008



Note: This bulletin updates Bulletin No.07-20, with a revised Attachment 4 that corrects a per diem billing code for Home Health Aides (HHAs) and Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs), and provides an explanation of code usage.


Subject:  Authorizing In-Home Health Care, specifically billing codes and usage of the billing codes for Home Health Aides (HHAs) and Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs).


Background: Bulletin 07-20 outlines the process of authorizing in-home health care.  After the issuance of Bulletin 07-20, errors were detected in Attachment 4 of that bulletin.  This bulletin provides a corrected version of Attachment 4. 


References: 42 U.S.C. §7384s, §7384t, §7385S-8, EEOICPA Bulletin No. 07-20


Purpose:  To provide a revised attachment for guidance on authorizing home health care.


Applicability:  All staff.




1.   Recipients of this bulletin are to replace Attachment 4, in Bulletin 07-20, with the attachment to this bulletin.



Disposition:  Retain until superseded or incorporated into the Federal (EEOICPA) Procedure Manual






Director, Division of Energy Employees

Occupational Illness Compensation


Attachment 1


Distribution List No. 1:  Claims Examiners, Supervisory Claims Examiners, Technical Assistants, Customer Service Representatives, Fiscal Officers, FAB District Managers, Operation Chiefs, Hearing Representatives, District Office Mail & File Sections