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CMS makes change to multi-function vents permanent

June 9, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Starting April 20, CMS permanently suspended claims editing for multi-function ventilators when there are claims for separate devices in history that have not met their reasonable useful lifetime, according to a revised MLN Matters article.Effective immediately, DME suppliers may provide and bill for multi-function vents described by code E0467 as an upgrade in situations where beneficiaries only meet the coverage criteria for a vent.Ventec Life Systems, which makes the VOCSN multi-function...

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CMS proposal increases visibility of multi-function vents

July 27, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - In an unexpected move, CMS has proposed establishing fee schedule amounts specific to multi-function ventilators, but the manufacturer of what's believed to be the only such device currently on the market has declined to comment publicly.In a recently released proposed rule, CMS proposes to establish fee schedule amounts for multi-function vents based on the current Medicare fee schedules for vents, plus an additional amount for the average cost of the various additional functions or...

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