Durable Medical Equipment, as the name implies is medical equipment that is necessary for patients over a period for supportive medical care. Billing for DME is a complicated process that involves patient validation, getting prior authorizations for DMEs exceeding the allowed limit if rented or purchased, using correct forms for claims submission (electronic or paper), […]

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As a physician you feel responsible both towards your patient and staff to verify that all is going well. So too, when you make the decision to outsource your DME billing services – you need to constantly track and check all aspects of the services provided by the DME provider. The reason being- you need […]

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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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A recent 2016 report by Grand View Research predicted that the durable medical equipment (DME) market is expected to reach USD 242.1 billion by 2024. This will probably turn out right, going by the simple logic that the aging population need for chronic disease management tools and devices and remote monitoring devices will increase in the coming […]

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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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