DME MAC clarifies face-to-face requirement

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Friday, December 20, 2013

BALTIMORE – The delay in enforcing the requirement for face-to-face exams does not apply to the requirement for written orders prior to delivery, CGS clarified in a recent bulletin. CGS will begin enforcing the requirement for written orders prior to delivery for dates of service on or after Jan. 1. Enforcement of the face-to-face requirement has been postponed until a future date to be announced in 2014. The requirement was implemented July 1.