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Docs to CMS: Streamline prescription process

May 24, 2013HME News Staff

LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians, an organization representing family doctors and medical students, is calling on CMS to simplify the Medicare requirements for prescribing diabetic supplies, according to a press release. The organization wants CMS to allow physicians to use more generic terms when writing prescriptions and to allow them to write open-ended prescriptions, the release noted. AAFP Board Chair Glen Stream, M.D., said in a letter to CMS that lengthy requirements...

American Academy of Family Physicians, CMS, diabetes supplies, Diabetes test strips, dme, hme, lancets, Medicare


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