Medicare DME Prior Authorization Required

Effective September 1, 2018, Medicare will require Prior Authorization for DME, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) items. Please review page 3 in the attached link:

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/06/05/2018-11953/medicare-program-update-to-the-required-prior-authorization-list-of-durable-medical-equipment

Codes K0856 and K0861 will also continue to require prior approval.