Many providers have added therapeutic shoes for diabetics in recent years, but there are strict Medicare documentation requirements associated with providing the product.
The DME MAC National CERT Education Task Force has scheduled an "Ask the Contractor" teleconference specific to oxygen policy.
Documentation woes are surfacing across all product categories.
CMS reminded providers that under the Affordable Care Act, all fee-for-service claims dating from Jan. 1, 2010, and beyond must be submitted within one year of service or face automatic denial.
Good news for HME providers: CMS has indefinitely postponed automatic PECOS edits that would deny claims for equipment or services
This week, Neil Caesar wraps up his series on the new supplier standards and adds some final observations.
A matter-of-fact approach to collecting up front should be part of your business protocol.
Train your staff and breathe easier.