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Can a nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist prescribe Therapeutic CGM?

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 A nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist may give the dispensing order and sign the detailed written order in the following situations: 

• They are treating the beneficiary for the condition for which the item is needed; 
• They are practicing independently of a physician; 
• They bill Medicare for other covered services using their own provider number; and 
• They are permitted to do all of the above in the State in which the services are rendered. 

A nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist may complete Section B and sign Section D of the Certificate of Medical Necessity (CMN) if they meet all the criteria described above for signing orders.

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