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.
A. You should read and understand the entire agreement. A well-written contract can go a long way in helping you reduce risk and manage resources. Likewise, a poorly written contract can spawn financial and legal issues.