Section 6406 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act


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The Secretary of HHS is authorized to revoke Medicare enrollment for a period of not more than one year each time that a physician or supplier fails to maintain and, upon request of the Secretary, provide access to documentation relating to written orders or requests for payment for durable medical equipment, certifications for home health services, or any other referrals which may be specified by the Secretary of HHS.

This section is effective for orders, certifications and referrals made on or after January 1, 2010.