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Budget neutrality wreaks more havoc in proposed rule

July 20, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - CMS's proposed changes to the home oxygen benefit would ding reimbursement for portable equipment and portable gas contents, as well as oxygen generating portable equipment (OPGE).Per a recently released proposed rule, the agency seeks to create two separate payment classes for liquid equipment and liquid contents, and to apply a “budget neutrality offset” to all classes, not just stationary equipment and oxygen contents.The end result, per an example provided by CMS: Reimbursement...

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