In Billing
Jun 22nd, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is conducting a limited demonstration for a web-based notice and comment mechanism allowing public input on requests to discontinue Level II HCPCS codes. Below are two notices for code changes planned for 2016. Speak now, or forever hold your peace… DME Codes June 18, CMS released new internal ...
In Coding
Jan 28th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated, Jan. 14, a national coverage determination (NCD) to add home use of oxygen to treat cluster headaches as a Part B durable medical equipment (DME) benefit when performed under a clinical trial. Code Home Oxygen Use for Cluster Headaches was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
May 1st, 2008
By Cheryl Bennett, RN, BS, CPC As a coder, durable medical equipment (DME) may scare you as its coding intricacies are deeply rooted in Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II codes and Medicare’s policies. Never fear, we’ll show you how to fine-tune your DME coding skills by digging into the DME dirt and ...