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  • DME Billing Services
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    Digging Deep in DME coding: External Elements that streamline your Medical Billing

    Medical billing and coding from the outside may look like an easy on the run job, but it has much more intricacies that what you can imagine. The Durable Medical Equipment charges, which have different ‘codifications’, altogether are is making life worse for DME owners to sustain a streamlined revenue cycle, as most of the claims are being denied or delayed due to incorrect coding or billing information. The moot question that arises here is how can DME suppliers go to the root cause of the daily coding issues. Can they use external elements to streamline their entire billing cycle and aging AR days? Let’s find out. If you are into medical billing and coding, durable medical equipment may scare you as its coding complexities are deeply rooted in HCPCS or Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System Level II codes and Medicare’s policies. Not to worry, as there are many ways to fine-tune your DME coding abilities by digging into the DME and exploiting how to properly assign HCPCS Level II codes for billing. Firstly, one needs to start by getting their hands dirty and scooping away the top layer of DME by defining it. Next, you need to dig deeper…

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    Durable Medical Equipment: Most Simple Things You Need to Know

    Durable Medical Equipment: Most Simple Things You Need to Know

    With age, there comes a dependency.  We may require assistive equipment to help us do things that were earlier easy, such as climbing stairs or standing up from a chair. The majority of older adults have never previously encountered this type of adaptive equipment, and navigating this new world of insurance and vendors can be overwhelming. That’s why you need to know about Durable Medical Equipment widely termed as (DME). What Is Durable Medical Equipment? Durable medical equipment is things that are most familiar as hospital beds, commodes, wheelchairs, items like that that are needed for a patient or client to help them function with their daily living. There are some things that we all see in the hospital that you can have at home. Some things you need to have and some things are just a convenience. Not just for people who are old and aged, DME also fits all the below mentioned criteria: How Is The Coverage Offered For DME? DME is generally covered subject to the indications listed below: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and orthotic benefits, including certain disposable supplies, enteral feedings and the following diabetic supplies and equipment: glucose monitors, insulin pumps, syringes, blood, and urine…

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  • DME Billing Services
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    What will 2017 bring for DME practices?

    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 years.  So the physicians and healthcare providers, who are still deciding whether or not to take up DME services as an ancillary service to their practice, will see a greater inflow of revenue keeping the Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) profitable, given the growing need of the geriatric population for use of durable medical equipment. Although Obama care may and could be rescinded in the coming months, yet certain basic concepts like reducing the length of hospital stay, a key strategy to help reduce medical expenses by the state, will lead to an increase in home healthcare settings. Reduction in length of stay at hospitals will inevitably increase focus towards home healthcare. Hence, for long term care and post-operative recovery, home healthcare will be the preference and will boost the demand in home healthcare. Already with the aid of government funding and public private partnership the…

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