CHA News Article

CMS Proposes Prior Authorization for DME

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a proposed rule that would establish a prior authorization process for certain durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies items. CMS is seeking comments on the proposed prior authorization process, as well as criteria for establishing a list of durable medical items that may be subject to the new prior authorization process. The proposed rule is attached and comments are due July 28.