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CMS holds off on coverage changes for prostheses

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11/03/2015

WASHINGTON – CMS has taken a step back from its controversial plans to change the coverage requirements for lower limb prostheses.

Review finds 80% error rate for power wheelchairs

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02/28/2013

WASHINGTON – A prepayment review of power wheelchair claims processed in Jurisdiction B resulted in an 80% error rate, according to National Government Services (NSG), the DME MAC there. Of 1,022 claims processed from Oct. 1 2012­–Dec.

In brief: PMD hearing, LCD update, ASP figures

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09/14/2012

WASHINGTON – A Senate Aging Committee hearing this week will focus on new Medicare prior authorization requirements for power mobility devices (PMDs). The hearing, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept.

Oxygen LCD gets updated

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09/14/2012

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – CGS, the DME MAC for Jurisdiction C, posted changes to the local coverage determination (LCD) for oxygen on Sept. 13.