NSG to review nebulizers

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

WASHINGTON – National Government Services (NSG), the Jurisdiction B DME MAC, will initiate a widespread prepayment review of nebulizers (E0570), related drugs, accessories and dispensing fees, it announced in a recent message. Providers that receive an additional documentation request should provide, within 45 days, the following: a copy of a signed and dated detailed written order; a copy of the dispensing order, if applicable; a copy of medical records supporting medical necessity; and proof of delivery. The review is an expansion of documentation compliance reviews currently being conducted on oxygen equipment and glucose supplies.