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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RETIRED - Correct Coding Instructions: A4358 Urinary Collection Bag DMD
RETIRED - Correct Coding Reminder - Monitoring Technology Used with Positive Airway Pressure Devices (PAP) and Respiratory Assist Devices (RAD) DMD
RETIRED - Correct Use Of RT And LT Modifiers DMD
RETIRED - Coverage Reminder - High Liter-Flow Oxygen (4 LPM) DMD
RETIRED - Coverage Reminder - Insulin Pump Qualification: Beta Cell Autoantibody Testing DMD
RETIRED - Coverage Reminder - Requirements for High Utilization of Glucose Monitor Strips and Lancets DMD
RETIRED - Coverage Reminder - Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulators (TENS) Used For Chronic Low Back Pain DMD
RETIRED - CPAP and RAD - Nasal Interfaces DMD
RETIRED - Diabetic Shoe Insert - A5510 Noncovered DMD
RETIRED - Documentation Reminder - Glucose Monitor Logs for High-Utilization Claims DMD
RETIRED - Documentation Reminders: Immunosuppressive Drugs DMD
RETIRED - E2399 - Power Wheelchair - Not Otherwise Classified Interface DMD
RETIRED - Early Delivery of Immunosuppressive Drugs DMD
RETIRED - Elastic Garments - Noncovered DMD
RETIRED - Face-to-Face Examination Date on 7-Element Order for Power Mobility Devices Scenarios DMD
RETIRED - Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) - New Coverage and Coding DMD
RETIRED - Gammagard Liquid® (J1569) Added as Covered Subcutaneous Immune Globulin DMD
RETIRED - Group 3 Support Surfaces - Coverage Criteria Reminder DMD
RETIRED - Hand-Finger Orthoses (L3923) - Use of CG Modifier DMD
RETIRED - Hand-Finger Orthoses - Use of CG Modifier - Revised DMD