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Providers get relief from WOPD requirement

May 24, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The DME MACs have clarified that a provider must obtain a five-element order prior to delivering equipment and a detailed written order prior to billing, according to AAHomecare. “Note the change to allow a DWO to be obtained before billing,” the association stated. AAHomecare then requested clarification on the denials and appeals currently in the system based on previous guidance that a WOPD does not meet the DWOPD requirement. The response from the MACs: “Changes...

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Contractors issue clarifying guidance on deliveries

August 8, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The DME MACs have issued clarifying guidance on written order prior to delivery (WOPD) document corrections and proof of delivery (POD) requirements.For WOPD, if errors are found before delivery, suppliers may amend the WOPD or create a new one to send to the physician for signature and date, the MACs say.If an error is discovered prior to claim submission, the original supplier may recover the item(s); obtain a compliant, complete WOPD; and re-deliver the item.If an error is found after...

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