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Coming soon to all Medicaid: face-to-face rule


WASHINGTON – CMS has put physicians and HME providers on alert that they must soon comply with a face-to-face rule for Medicaid recipients.

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.

In brief: CMS limits certain audits, F2F gets easier


BALTIMORE – Wave goodbye to audits of older claims for DME supplied to Medicare beneficiaries during a Part A stay.

F2F requirement gets easier


WASHINGTON – The just-passed “doc fix” bill includes a provision that expands who can conduct the face-to-face exam required for DME.

DMEevalumate offers new face-to-face tool


GAINESVILLE, Fla. – has launched its General DME program, an online documentation tool to aid clinicians with face-to-face evaluations.