CMS Requirements for DMEPOS Standard Written Orders
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Home Health
In an April 2006, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) set face-to-face examination and written order prior to delivery requirements for power mobility devices. In a November 2012 final rule, CMS separately made a list of Specified Covered Items subject to a face-to-face encounter and written order prior to delivery requirements. Today’s StayAlert! Notice describes the requirements for the DMEPOS standard written order.
The DMEPOS standard written orders (SWO) should alwa…Sign Up for Free Trial