Policy Article Revisions Summary for August 23, 2018

Outlined below are the principal changes to the DME MAC Policy Article (PA) that has been revised and posted. The policy included is Standard Documentation Requirements for All Claims Submitted to DME MACs. Please review the entire LCD and related PA for complete information.

Standard Documentation Requirements for All Claims Submitted to DME MACs
Policy Article
Revision Effective Date: 08/28/2018

Removed: Future start date language
Revised: Elements of the DWO
Removed: Prescribing physician's name from the DWO
Removed: Additional order date instructions 
Added: Specific references to WOPD requirements
Added: Practitioner to all physician references 
Clarified: Supplier documentation as it relates to specific products provided to beneficiary 

08/23/2018: At this time 21st Century Cures Act applies to new and revised LCDs that restrict coverage, which require comment and notice. This revision is to an article that is not a local coverage determination.

Note: The information contained in this article is only a summary of revisions to the LCDs and PAs.  For complete information on any topic, you must review the LCDs and/or PAs.

Last Updated Oct 25 , 2018