Face-to-Face Encounter Compliance Requirement for Certain Durable Medical Equipment

by  Christine Woolstenhulme, QCC, QMCS, CPC, CMRS
September 9th, 2014

On September 9, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it would begin actively enforcing and would expect full compliance with new DME face-to-face requirements on a date to be announced in Calendar Year 2014. We are publishing this announcement to make clear that the delay of enforcement only applies to the face-to-face encounter requirements and does not impact provisions related to written orders prior to delivery.


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