WASHINGTON - The face-to-face requirement only applies to written orders for Medicare payment, according to a bulletin from AAHomecare.
WASHINGTON – The DME MACs on May 29 revised a bulletin on the face-to-face requirement to add information clarifying who may perform the in-person visit and the responsibilities of the ordering
A. DME companies need the face-to-face paperwork required by Medicare, and physicians, for whatever reason, have trouble providing it. The push and pull over accurate and complete paperwork documenting medical necessity has always created an issue.
A. Yes. The right electronic template provides a dynamic, time-efficient and cost effective solution to succeed at the highest level with the face-to-face (F2F) rule in effect since July 1, 2013.
A. Your organization is unique and the specific operational protocols established by your organization should be unique also.
BALTIMORE – CMS plans to start the new year by enforcing part of its face-to-face rule on Jan 1.
BALTIMORE – The delay in enforcing the requirement for face-to-face exams does not apply to the requirement for written orders prior to delivery, CGS clarified in a recent bulletin.
WASHINGTON – The delay in the enforcement of the face-to-face rule buys time for HME industry stakeholders to seek changes.
BALTIMORE – Just weeks before it began enforcing a new face-to-face rule, CMS has announced that it has pushed back its plans until some time in 2014.
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