New CMS Rule Streamlines Communication And Prior Authorizations

January 29, 2024

As of Jan. 17, 2024, CMS has affirmed its commitment to advancing interoperability and improving prior authorization.

OIG Approves Gift Cards To Physicians, But Beware

January 12, 2024

DME suppliers are aware that they have to be very careful when it comes to providing gifts to physicians.

Subsidization of Medicare Cost-Sharing: OIG Advisory Opinion

January 1, 2024

It appears that government enforcement agencies are backing away a bit from a strict reading of the wording of the AKS

Analysis Of 2024 Fee Schedule

December 28, 2023

As AAHomecare shared in its Dec. 20 alert, CMS has published the much-awaited CY 2024 DMEPOS fee schedule.

Collaborative Arrangements With Hospitals

December 18, 2023

Increasingly, we are seeing hospitals and DME suppliers work together. From the hospital’s standpoint, it is important that discharged patients do not become “frequent flyers”.

CMS Codifies Refill Rules

November 27, 2023

As of Jan. 1, 2024, CMS is codifying its policies regarding automatic refills for DMEPOS.