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Compliance: Treat orders like audits

Q. How can I avoid a RAC audit?

A. The Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) are back and stronger than ever with the development of a fifth team dedicated to identifying overpayments for durable medical equipment nationwide. 

Compliance: Check and check again

Q. What are the best practices for educating referral sources on the FTF documentation requirements?

A. The role of the DME provider is not only to deliver equipment and aid in a better quality of living, but also to educate the treating practitioners about Medicare and other insurance guidelines for power mobility.

Compliance: Check and check again

Q. How are providers dealing with the face-to-face requirement?

A. The Affordable Care Act requires the treating practitioner to conduct an in-person or “face-to-face” office visit with the patient prior to prescribing certain DME items, including CPAPs, hospital beds, manual wheelchairs, etc.

DMEevalumate adds respiratory program


GAINESVILLE, Fla. – now offers a web-based program to help medical practitioners document a patient’s need for respiratory equipment.