Inexpensive or Other Routinely Purchased DME (Rev. 1, 10-01-03)

by  Jared Staheli
June 17th, 2015

For this type of equipment, contractors pay for rentals or lump-sum purchases. However, with the exception of TENS (see 30.1.2), the total payment amount may not exceed the actual charge or the fee schedule amount for purchase.

A. Inexpensive DME

This category is defined as equipment whose purchase price does not exceed $150.

B. Other Routinely Purchased DME

This category is defined as equipment that is acquired at least 75 percent of the time by purchase and includes equipment that is an accessory used in conjunction with a nebulizer, aspirator, or ventilators that are either continuous airway pressure devices or intermittent assist devices with continuous airway pressure devices.


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