Medical Director Articles - 2013 and Prior

The term "article" is used to describe any bulletin article, web site article, educational handout or any other non-LCD document intended for public release that contains coverage/coding statements or medical review related billing or claims considerations.

Articles address local coverage, coding or medical review related billing and claims considerations, and may include any newly developed educational materials, coding instructions or clarification of existing medical review related billing or claims policy.

These articles are written collaboratively by all DME MAC Medical Directors and posted on all DME MAC websites.

Last Updated Aug 09 , 2018
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AC/DC Power Adapters and Backup Batteries DMD
Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN) and Complex Medical Record Review DMD
AFO/KAFO LCD related Policy Article - Revised DMD
Albuterol and Ipratropium - Revised Coding Guidelines DMD
Annual Update of HCPCS Codes Used for Home Health Consolidated Billing Enforcement DMD
Appropriate UPIN Usage DMD
Billing for Capecitabine (Xeloda®) 500 mg Dosage Form - European Formulation Blister Pack DMD
Billing for Denial of Items Previously Listed in the Home Dialysis Equipment and Supplies LCD for Non-ESRD Beneficiaries DMD
Billing for Implanted DME, Prosthetic Devices, Replacement Parts, Accessories and Supplies DMD
Billing Of DMEPOS With Chiropractors As Referring Physician DMD
Billing Reminder - AFO/KAFO Prefabricated Base Orthoses and Custom-Fabricated Additions DMD
Billing Reminder - Billing for Supplies Prior To Delivery of the Base Item DMD
Billing Reminder - Lower Limb Suction Valve Prosthesis DMD
Billing Reminder - Repairs to Capped Rental Durable Medical Equipment (DME) DMD
Billing Reminder for Knee Orthoses Addition Codes DMD
Billing Reminder: Nebulizers - Pharmacy Dispensing Fees for Inhalation Drugs DMD
Biofeedback for Urinary Incontinence DMD
Breathing Circuits - Billing Instructions DMD
Can a Beneficiary Simultaneously Qualify for a Wheelchair and a Seat Lift Mechanism? DMD
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Approved Clinical Trials DMD