TITLE

Many Rivers to Cross

AUTHOR(S)
Bachenheimer, Cara C.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
HomeCare Magazine;Apr2004, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) retraction of the DMERC's December Web bulletins on restrictive Medicare coverage for motorized wheelchairs and power-operated vehicles (POVs). Accessibility to mobility devices for consumers with real medical need; Professional responsibility of various licensed and certified therapists to document detailed analysis of a consumer's condition; Need for CMS to develop detailed guidelines defining appropriate marketing tactics, within the bounds of current law; Rejection of the industry's recommendation to "break up" the K0011 code into six separate codes, by the CMS.
ACCESSION #
12806183

 

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