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CMS Expands its Prior Authorization Program for Orthotics and Power Mobility
According to CMS, the prior authorization program:
- Helps to protect the Medicare Trust Fund from improper payments
- Ensures that beneficiaries receive DMEPOS items they need in a timely manner.
- POVs - April 13, 2022
- Orthotics - on or after April 13, 2022, depending on the state
You will find the PA Process for Certain DMEPOS Items Operational Guide and Frequently Asked Questions pages CMS has published very helpful.