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DME MACs drop CMNs for oxygen, infusion services

May 12, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The DME MACs on May 7 announced that they will not require CMNs for oxygen claims during the COVID-19 public health emergency.The update follows CMS's decision not to enforce clinical indications of coverage for the oxygen NCDs and LCDs, as outlined in an April 6 interim final rule.“After carefully reviewing the CMN and the related claims processing issues that would result from having missing information or having clinical information for which the form was intended, CMS has determined...

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CMS considers eliminating CMNs, DIFs

May 21, 2015HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - CMS will host a Special Open Door Forum call May 27 to discuss eliminating CMNs and durable medical equipment identification forms. The current CMNs are oxygen, pneumatic compressions devices, osteogenesis stimulators, TENS devices, seat lift mechanisms, and section C continuation form. The current DIFS are external infusion pumps and enteral and parenteral nutrition. Comments on the forms can be emailed to [email protected] To participate in the call: 1-866-501-5502,...

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Executive Session

Something to root for

February 4, 2009Mike Moran

Powder video AAHomecare announced this week that it has formed the New Oxygen Coalition (NOC) to "resolve issues" related to reforming the Medicare oxygen benefit. Bugsy Malone movie download As you know, AAHomecare and the CQRC shared their plans for reform with state associations and other industry stakeholders in January. The response wasn't exactly rousing. While nearly all stakeholders agree that the oxygen benefit needs to be reformed, they disagree on how it should be done. Hence, the NOC...

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