Category Archives: DME Billing

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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Know your DME Modifiers

Equipment that provides therapeutic benefits to a patient and is primarily for long term and home use is termed as Durable Medical Equipment (DME). Due to a wide variety of models for DME, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) … Continue reading

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Credentialing For DME Companies

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) is the equipment which includes oxygen supplies, wheelchairs, iron lungs, catheters etc. As you are starting a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) company, be prepared with time on hand, money, endurance and determination; as it ultimately boils … Continue reading

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Medicare and DME- Know more

Did you know that since October 2013 physicians need to conduct a face-to-face interview with the proposed beneficiaries before ordering durable medical equipment? This is one of the rules specified by Medicare, which further clarifies the need to document the … Continue reading

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Avoiding Product Substitution with your DME Provider

With new rules and regulations, product substitution has been of utmost importance. This is added with new reimbursements plans that quite often lead to a loss of revenue. It ends up affecting all – physicians, patients, DME provider, healthcare staff … Continue reading

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