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Reporter's notebook: Is there a dark side to the PMD demo?

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06/19/2015

In a letter to the editor published in the May issue of HME News, Scooter Store founder Doug Harrison questioned the success of Medicare’s PMD demo, pointing to a 69% decrease in utilization.

Will the PMD demo expire?

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05/29/2015

WASHINGTON – A demo project requiring prior authorizations for power mobility devices has been hailed a success by all those involved, yet it’s due to expire Aug. 31.

PMD demo is working

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02/20/2015

BALTIMORE – Spending on power mobility devices (PMDs) continues to decrease in PMD demo states and non-demo states alike.

PMD demo removes ‘mystery’

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12/12/2014

WASHINGTON – The expansion of Medicare’s PMD demonstration project has many providers tickled pink. 

The demo expanded to 12 additional states on Oct. 1, bringing the total number to 19.

Demo set to arrive in 12 new states

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09/12/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – CMS’s PMD demo is set to arrive in 12 new states in just a few weeks and, for the most part, providers are welcoming it with open arms.

CMS answers questions about PMD demo

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08/15/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS officials assured providers during a Special Open Door Forum last week that there won’t be any surprises when the PMD demo rolls into 12 new states Oct. 1.

In brief: Contractors clarify delivery policy, PFQC launches interactive map

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08/08/2014

WASHINGTON – The DME MACs have issued clarifying guidance on written order prior to delivery (WOPD) document corrections and proof of delivery (PO

CMS schedules special forum on PMD demo

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08/05/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS will host a Special Open Door Forum on Aug. 12 to allow DMEPOS suppliers and others to ask questions about the expanding PMD demon.

In brief: CMS sets two start dates, Numotion names new CEO

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08/01/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS will expand its PMD demonstration to 12 additional states on Oct. 1, the agency announced in a final rule published last week.

CMS announces Oct. 1 start date for PMD demo expansion

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07/29/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS will expand its PMD demonstration to 12 additional states on Oct. 1, the agency announced in a final rule published this week.

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