CMS To Raise Rates In June For DME In Rural, Non-Bid Areas

May 09, 2018
CMS on Wednesday (May 9) released an interim final rule that will increase pay for durable medical equipment provided in rural and other areas not covered by the competitive bidding program from June through the end of the year, and the agency says more rules are planned on rates for DME and enteral nutrition in 2019 and beyond. The rule also excludes from the bidding program certain infusion drugs used with DME. “This action will help Medicare beneficiaries in rural...

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