TITLE

CMS addresses oxygen equipment

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Dec2009, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p143
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the issuance of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of instructions about the management of claims for oxygen equipment. It considers the issue of the equipment's replacement when it was lost due to its supplier's bankruptcy. It notes that under the regulation, a patient can avail the replacement if he or she continually use the apparatus, however, if the supplier files a petition under Chapter 7 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, it is then considered lost.
ACCESSION #
47467726

 

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