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CMS adds templates for enteral nutrition

May 22, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS will host a Special Open Door Forum to allow feedback on draft templates and clinical data elements for parenteral nutritional therapy (order, progress note and lab test results) and enteral nutritional therapy (order and progress note). The forum is scheduled for May 31 at 2 p.m. EST. CMS recently released draft templates and CDEs for RADs, PAPs and vents; infusion pumps and nebulizers; and oxygen therapy. To participate in the forum call 800-837-1935 and use the ID 8778137.

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CMS revisits templates

April 17, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS will once again hold a Special Open Door Forum on templates and clinical data elements for respiratory related items this Thursday at 3 p.m. EST.The agency says the purpose of the forum is to allow physicians, provider and supplier professional associations, and/or all other interested parties to provide feedback on the most recent draft templates and CDEs that are currently posted on the CMS website. The templates and CDEs are meant to assist with documenting face-to-face encounters,...

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CMS updates draft e-template for oxygen

January 6, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS held a Special Open Door Forum on Jan. 5 to discuss the third draft of its electronic clinical template for home oxygen therapy.This newest draft of the template includes suggested clinical data elements and visual examples for the order, face-to-face encounter and lab test results.CMS took into account comments to:provide clear headings for related sets for data elements (e.g. beneficiary information);provide a visual example of each data element and its value set;add elements to...

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