Medicare Coverage for Oxygen and Oxygen Equipment Before discussing Medicare modifiers for oxygen flow rate, let’s understand Medicare payment for oxygen and oxygen equipment. Medicare pays a monthly fee schedule amount for oxygen and oxygen equipment per beneficiary. For stationary oxygen equipment, this monthly fee schedule amount covers the oxygen equipment, contents, and supplies and […]Read More.. Appropriate Use of Medicare Modifiers for Oxygen Flow Rate
Durable Medical Equipment at some point needs DME Repairs and Maintenance from your DME supplier. Repair: DME repairs by a DME supplier include fixing equipment that is damaged or worn. Maintenance: This simply means cleaning, checking, and servicing the patient’s DME. If possible, patients are expected to do regular maintenance themselves using the owner’s manual. […]Read More.. DME Repairs and Maintenance
In DME medical billing, your DME coders require correct HCPCS codes along with correct modifiers that are used for providing more details about the equipment. If your medical coders are unable to use modifiers or not using them in the correct manner, then the claims may get denied from the insurance company. Some common DME […]Read More.. Know your DME HCPCS Codes
Some things in life are very easy and straightforward. Unfortunately, purchasing things such as splints, prosthetics, and durable medical equipment (DME) – and determining which orthotics are covered by insurance – isn’t so cut and dried. In fact, a lot can go wrong when it comes to orthotics and prosthetics billing. So, to make sure your […]Read More.. 3 Tips to Analyze Payer Reimbursement for DME
CMS happens to announce in the year 2019 about Medicare fee schedule rates for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS). The 2019 update factor is 2.3%, although other pricing policies are applied in specific circumstances. The DMEPOS and PEN fee schedule files contain the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes that are […]Read More.. Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Fee Schedule Update 2019
It’s estimated that even more people will opt into online durable medical equipment’s and supply for the delivery. Since 2007, the industry has nearly doubled in size, with more people choosing it as their primary method for getting supplies; it has been witnessing a constant rise in DME billing too. The increase in in-home care […]Read More.. Advantages of Online Durable Medical Equipment’s (DME) Shops
Durable Medical Equipment Billing is somewhat unique if we compare it with other specialty billing. Basically, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) gives therapeutic benefits to patients experiencing certain healing conditions and/or some diseases. So a DME is built to serve the medical purpose of patients for regular use at home or in a hospital or any […]Read More.. Which DME medical supplies are covered by Medicare Part B?