Category Archives: Medical Equipment

Submitting my DME Claims!

While submitting any claim the Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractor needs to remember that all bill claims need to be submitted electronically. The claim should not be submitted on paper as per the guidelines of the Administrative Simplification Compliance … Continue reading

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Medicare Rules Contributing to a Fraud Free DME Billing!

Long standing concerns in DME (Durable Medical Equipment) known for unquestionable billing practices, led the government to take action for tackling fraud in the insurance industry. Medicare, the nation’s largest health insurance program, regulates the billing structure of maximum number … Continue reading

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Smartphone – Its Role in the Future of Medical Practice

Smartphones have had a radical impact on our lives in many ways today. Be it the convenience of banking while on the go or shopping from the comfort of our homes, the Smartphone has become a part of our daily … Continue reading

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ICD-10 and DME Billing- Does Outsourcing Spell More Revenue?

The challenges facing the Durable Medical Equipment (DME) organizations with the upcoming ICD-10 coding system are plenty. Although the DME you bill for will still employ the same HCPCS codes, the actual difference will be in the diagnosis coding itself.

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What makes Outsourced DME Billing Superior?

Physicians who are part of DME services now face an important operational decision: whether to persist with in-house billing staff or entrust to external sources. The long-held belief that in-house billing staff would manage DME-related billing complexities seems to have … Continue reading

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Challenges and Opportunities of Durable Medical Equipment Practice (DME)

The necessity of Durable Medical Equipments (DMEs) had never been so high – in U.S. 30% to 54% of those over 65 years have some form of disability; around 75% to 90% of such disabled require some form of DME … Continue reading

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Overcoming DME Billing Challenges with a Medical Billing Service

There is a distinctive difference between billing for Durable Medical Equipment (DME) services and other clinical procedures – durable medical equipment services are ancillary to the primary clinical purpose, and their admissibility is subject to certain conditions.  Physicians since long … Continue reading

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