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CMS adds templates for enteral nutrition

May 22, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS will host a Special Open Door Forum to allow feedback on draft templates and clinical data elements for parenteral nutritional therapy (order, progress note and lab test results) and enteral nutritional therapy (order and progress note). The forum is scheduled for May 31 at 2 p.m. EST. CMS recently released draft templates and CDEs for RADs, PAPs and vents; infusion pumps and nebulizers; and oxygen therapy. To participate in the forum call 800-837-1935 and use the ID 8778137.

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CMS dishes on new prior auth proposal

June 20, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - CMS officials last week acknowledged that some providers feel “angst” about prior authorizations (PAs), but they say, given a chance, the process will prove beneficial.“We know there is some level of angst out there about this new process,” said Connie Leonard, acting deputy director of the Provider Compliance Group, during a Special Open Door Forum June 17. “That's understandable.”CMS scheduled the call to provide information “on all of the...

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