Medicare helps pay for specific medical equipment that you may need for your medical practice. However, Medicare rules for coverage are strict and can be confusing. Durable Medical Equipment (DME) widely known as DME is reusable medical equipment, such as walkers, wheelchairs, or crutches. If you have Medicare Part B, Medicare covers certain medically necessary […]

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DME – Durable Medical Equipment is normally used for people with certain medical requirements and which could be for repeated use too. Moreover, DME can also be used at different times and could be just rented out for specific periods or for long term usage or for on a permanent basis. The complexities are many […]

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It is a well-known fact that DME billing can be nerve racking, given the changing regulations and rules not just by federal agencies but also payers. Moreover, the DME categorization and its usage given “medical necessity” and the pre-authorization and authorization requirements can be tedious and time consuming to incorporate when dealing with documentation. Hence, […]

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DME billing is not very straightforward, and when healthcare providers integrate it to increase their revenues, the complexities increase. Medicare is known to lose more money to wasteful spending than any other program government wide, with more than $60 billion in erroneous billing each year The most common errors with DME billing that can trip […]

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Rejection and denials in DME billing impact reimbursement and cash-flows disrupting the Revenue Cycle Management process. Added to the denials, increased regulatory scrutiny is pushing most DME services to revamp their operations to streamline processes and enhance profitability too. However, the need to question and analyze the reason why denials and rejections take place is […]

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