Tag Archives: DME

DME Face-to-Face Delayed Until October 1, 2013

Additional Time to Establish Protocols for Newly Required Face-to-Face Encounters for DME Due to concerns that some providers and suppliers may need additional time to establish operational protocols necessary to comply with face-to-face encounter requirements mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for certain items of Durable Medical Equipment (DME), CMS will start actively enforcing … Continue Reading

Significant Issues in the 2013Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

The 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule was posted by CMS today. 27% SGR Reduction The most significant issue, of course, will be the proposed 27% Medicare physician fee schedule reduction which will be statutorily imposed because of the sustainable growth rate formula. I am sure everybody is familiar with the annual debacle over the last decade … Continue Reading