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The value of prescreen review prior to a Medicare Request for Prior Authorization

By Kim Turner, RN, Clinical Consultant and Lisa Eick, RN, Clinical Consultant If you provide complex rehabilitative equipment to Medicare beneficiaries, you are likely familiar with the Medicare Prior Authorization Requests program for the K0856 (Group...

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Big Win for the O & P Industry

On Friday, February 9, 2018, it was announced that legislation was passed that CMS will now consider othotists and prosthetists notes as part of the patient's medical record. Specifically, 13 Section 1834(h) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395m...

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The Value of MAC Online Tools

By Lisa Eick, RN - Clinical Consultant Navigating the sea of Medicare requirements for DME suppliers is often overwhelming for even the most seasoned suppliers. In an effort to ensure suppliers have access to non-complex information CMS mandates the...

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