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Prior auth legislation could nudge CMS forward

May 19, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare hopes a new bill will be the legislative push for CMS to speed up a prior authorization process for certain HME.Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., introduced H.R. 2445, the DMEPOS Access and Transparency Act of 2017 or DATA Act, on May 17. The bill follows a prior authorization process being in place for power mobility devices since 2012, and a process being in place for two complex power wheelchair codes since March of this year.“I think having legislation will make it...

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