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IC10: What's the Latest: Medicare Documentation & Coverage Requirements

2016 was a tumultuous year for Medicare reimbursement. Where do these changes leave us today when it comes to ordering, providing and billing the proper wheelchair? Are clients having to rent their complex rehab technology (CRT) wheelchairs and the separate options? What is now required of the clinicians? These are just some of the questions that will be addressed during the session, along with the latest Medicare updates as they relate to CRT.
This session is supported by a company with reported interest in the sale of Assistive Technology products. The content has been reviewed by ISS personnel and determined to be appropriate for continuing education purposes.

 

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this session, attendees will be able to;

 

Faculty:

Claudia Amortegui, MBA
The Orion Consulting Group, Inc.
Denver, Colorado
United States

Claudia is president of The Orion Consulting Group, specializing in the reimbursement of rehab equipment. She has been consulting for over 18 years, but first worked on all sides of the industry: with Medicare, a manufacturer, and a provider. She's been published numerous times in national publications, and her clients consist of manufacturers, providers, referrals and funding sources. This extensive and diverse experience makes Claudia uniquely qualified to assist people in understanding the reimbursement process.

 

References:

    1. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (2016). DME MAC Jurisdiction C Supplier Manual. Evidence of Medical Necessity: Power Mobility Devices. Retrieved online from http://www.cgsmedicare.com
    2. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (2016). CMS Medicare Program Integrity Manual. Evidence of Medical Necessity: Wheelchair and Power Operated Vehicle Claims. Retrieved online from www.cms.gov.
    3. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (2016). CMS Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and Articles: Manual Wheelchairs, Power Mobility Devices, Wheelchair Options/Accessories, Wheelchair Seating. Retrieved online from www.cms.gov.



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