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HPA Issues Summary of DMEPOS Proposed Rule

Health Policy Alternatives has completed a detailed summary of a proposed rule for a prior authorization process for certain durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies. Issued last month by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the rule would establish a prior authorization process of certain items that Medicare believes are frequently subject to unnecessary utilization.

Comments on the proposed rule are due by 2 p.m. (PT) on July 28. For additional information, contact Patricia Blaisdell at, or Alyssa Keefe at