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Tag: Oxygen reimbursement


In brief: Oxygen adjustment, in-person visits, PromptCare sale, Glooko’s raise 

March 19, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has published an adjusted fee schedule for oxygen therapy for April 2021 that no longer includes a percentage reduction to meet the budget neutrality requirement.  The adjustments result in an increase in fee schedule amounts ranging from $6.72 to $8.19 in former competitive bidding areas; $5.17 to $5.43 in other non-rural areas; and $4.14 to $6.82 in non-contiguous and rural areas, according to the VGM Group.  The fee schedule amounts are not retroactive...

Budget Neutrality, face-to-face, Glooko, M&A, Oxygen reimbursement, PromptCare

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Rural rates for oxygen dip below bid rates

December 23, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Industry stakeholders are trying to figure out why the recently released 2017 DMEPOS fee schedule appears to apply a “double dip” cut to rural rates for oxygen concentrators, lowering them to below competitive bidding rates.To determine the fee schedule, CMS reduces payments for oxygen concentrators by a certain percentage to maintain budget neutrality in the face of increased utilization for oxygen generating portable equipment.“This comes as somewhat of a surprise...

aahomecare, Fee Schedule, Oxygen reimbursement

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