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In this review: CY 2021 Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Policy Issues and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II (proposed rule)

Comment deadline: Jan. 3, 2021

The big picture: Good news for rural areas; more streamlined processes everywhere.
In its proposed rule for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies, or DMEPOS, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is planning to continue higher payments and rates for durable medical equipment furnished in rural areas, and would add a streamlined process for making benefit category determinations and payment determinations under Part B.

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