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Tag: Inherent reasonableness


In brief: Face-to-face rule, IR meeting, PWC prepay review

July 10, 2012HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - CMS issued a proposed rule this week that details its plans to require a face-to-face evaluation within 90 days of a written order for certain high-cost durable medical equipment.The rule gives four criteria that would subject items to the requirement:1.)    items that currently require a written order prior to delivery;2.)    items that cost more than $1,000;3.)    items that we, based on our experience and recommendations from the DME MACs,...

face-to-face requirement, Inherent reasonableness, Lincare, Linde, Prepay review

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On the Editor's Desk

The HME industry isn't going anywhere

June 26, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

HME News is part of United Publications, a business-to-business media company. In addition to HME News, United Publications publishes Security Systems News, a business newspaper that covers the security industry. (Instead of home medical equipment providers, their readers are primarily security installers.) Each Monday morning at 10 a.m., the department heads at the company meet in the conference room to update everyone on what they and their teams are working on. Editors: We're working on this issue...

Competitive Bidding, Debbie Downer, Inherent reasonableness, re-supplies, the future

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