Transitioning from Billing Assigned to Billing Nonassigned – Part 3

March 11, 2022
AMARILLO, TX – The DME industry has been in existence since the 1970s. The industry primarily serves the elderly, meaning that DME suppliers have largely been dependent on Medicare. DME suppliers have primarily billed Medicare on an assignment

Transitioning from Billing Assigned to Billing Nonassigned – Part 2

March 5, 2022
AMARILLO, TX – The DME industry has been in existence since the 1970s. The industry primarily serves the elderly, meaning that DME suppliers have largely been dependent on Medicare. DME suppliers have primarily billed Medicare on an assignment

Transitioning from Billing Assigned to Billing Nonassigned – Part 1

February 26, 2022
AMARILLO, TX – The DME industry has been in existence since the 1970s. The industry primarily serves the elderly, meaning that DME suppliers have largely been dependent on Medicare. DME suppliers have primarily billed Medicare on an assignment

Products Added to Face-to-Face Encounter and WOPD List and Required Prior Authorization List

January 21, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – On January 13, 2022, CMS published the HCPCS codes that will be added to the list of products that require a face-to-face encounter and written order prior to delivery (WOPD) as well as the HCPCS codes added to the list of prod

Rights of a DME Supplier Under a Medicare Advantage Plan

January 15, 2022
AMARILLO, TX – This article discusses the federal laws that address the steps a DME supplier can take when it concludes that a Medicare Advantage Plan (MAP) is taking steps that violate the contract between the supplier and the MAP, or steps th

The No Surprises Act’s New Requirements and Prohibitions in Patient Billing

January 1, 2022
AMARILLO, TX – Starting January 1, 2022, one of the most extensive consumer/patient protection laws in health care since the Affordable Care Act will take effect. On the first day of the new year, health care providers and commercial insurance