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CMS updates draft e-template for oxygen

January 6, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS held a Special Open Door Forum on Jan. 5 to discuss the third draft of its electronic clinical template for home oxygen therapy.This newest draft of the template includes suggested clinical data elements and visual examples for the order, face-to-face encounter and lab test results.CMS took into account comments to:provide clear headings for related sets for data elements (e.g. beneficiary information);provide a visual example of each data element and its value set;add elements to...

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CMS reviews second draft of e-templates for oxygen

October 28, 2016Tracy Orzel

WASHINGTON - CMS still needs to better clarify which data elements are required to qualify Medicare beneficiaries for home oxygen therapy, says AAHomecare's Kim Brummett.CMS held a Special Open Door Forum Oct. 26 to review the second draft of its electronic clinical template for home oxygen, including suggested clinical data elements for the order, the face-to-face encounter and the lab test results.“It's clear that there are some things on there—especially the clinical visit documentation—that...

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AAHomecare offers input on O2 e-template

March 17, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare hosted a conference call last week with CMS, EPIC Software and an association member supplier to lay the groundwork for an oxygen e-template pilot program. The group reviewed the steps involved in rolling out the pilot in two health systems that use EPIC, and the specific data elements that would need to be incorporated into the software and adopted by the health systems. “The goal of this pilot is to create order for oxygen therapy, documentation of lab values and clinical...

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