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CMS publishes 2018 fee schedule

December 22, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS has released the 2018 DMEPOS fee schedule. AAHomecare has compared the 2018 and 2017 rates for the top 25 representative HME items and found that there were no changes made to the rates except for stationary oxygen concentrators (E1390). For suppliers in both rural and other non-bid areas, the estimated decrease for E1390 in 2018 will be 1.2% compared to the current rates. The new fee schedule takes effect Jan. 1, 2018.

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In brief: CMS puts finger on fraud, DME MACs remind docs about PECOS

December 20, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Industry watchers expect CMS to select a contractor early next year to administer a new fingerprinting provision aimed at curbing fraud and abuse. An RFP seeking a contactor to handle the process has a submission deadline of Dec. 23 and an award date of late February, according to AAHomecare. The provision mandates that “high-risk” providers submit fingerprints for a background check through the FBI's database. Those who will be subjected to the rule include newly enrolling...

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CMS updates DMEPOS fee schedule

December 19, 2013HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - Providers will see a tiny bump in the 2014 Medicare DMEPOS fee schedule. The 1% increase reflects the 1.8% Consumer Price Index-Urban update minus the 0.08% annual productivity adjustment for 2014, according to AAHomecare. The increase applies only to allowables in non-competitive bidding areas, the association says.

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