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DME MACs: Revised CMNs aren’t necessary


WASHINGTON – The DME MACs have rescinded part of their updated guidance for the oxygen CMN.

CMS modifies repair policy


WASHINGTON – It appears HME providers will now be able to repair equipment, such as power wheelchairs, without having to find the original medical necessity documentation from the original provider, AAHomecare reports.

All there is to know about the elimination of the first-month purchase option?

Thursday, December 16, 2010

With the first-month purchase option for standard power wheelchairs scheduled to be eliminated Jan. 1, you might want to review what little guidance CMS and its contractors have released about the change.