Category Archives: DME Billing

DME Modifiers and Frequently used ICD 10 Codes

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) offer therapeutic benefits to patients who need its assistance owing to certain medical conditions. The items may either be rented or purchased, depending on a number of factors. These, though have set rules for opting either. … Continue reading

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DME Modifiers- Know more to get more!

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) like Crutches, canes, special cots, wheelchairs, slings, electrodes, etc are being frequently prescribed by physicians to help out people who have suffered injuries. However, there are several models and types available with a host of features. … Continue reading

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How can DME billing services bag big orders from hospitals & increase their billing?

With health systems, medical centers, hospitals and physician practices facing dismally low reimbursement figures and increasing risk and margin pressures breathing down their necks improving revenue is of paramount importance. Revenue cycle management experts are advocating improvements and the efficient … Continue reading

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Understanding pitfalls in DME billing

Billing is a vital aspect of any business, and healthcare is no exception. Millions of dollars can be lost if pitfalls are not understood and are repeated time and again in the billing and coding of medical practices, especially for … Continue reading

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Prevent DME Documentation Errors at your O&P Facility

Items of Durable Medical Equipment that are deemed necessary by medical reasons come under Part B of Medicare. These items need to be long lasting and be good for a minimum of 3 years, and the doctor prescribing such equipment … Continue reading

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Sign an ABN for better DME Reimbursement

Many times, a service is not medically necessary, hence denied coverage by Medicare. This leaves physicians feeling the pinch of lower reimbursements thereby a loss of revenue. Therefore, CMS worked out a solution, revised rules, and has given ABN a … Continue reading

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Big Spenders or Big Savers! Download your Free DME E-Book.

DME is any equipment that provides therapeutic benefits to a member because of certain medical conditions and/or illnesses that can withstand repeated use, is primarily and customarily used to serve a medical purpose, and is appropriate for use in the … Continue reading

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