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CMS eases requirements for changing providers

April 3, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS has instructed the DME MACs to accept timely orders and medical documentation whether they come from a beneficiary's treating physician or a transferring HME provider.The change is a big deal for providers in competitive bidding areas, where transfers of beneficiaries from non-contract to contract providers are common.“Industry (has) suggested that competition is bolstered and provider burden limited by allowing suppliers to accept medical documentation from other suppliers...

Changing Providers, Competitive Bidding, Documentation

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