Recently, the four area DME MACs published future Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) addressing Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Claims submitted to Medicare for devices provide after the policies go into effect on September 1, 2011 must meet the requirements of the new policies.
In a special report found in the AADSM's Practice Management Resources, AADSM coding specialists answer common questions about the changes and provide analysis. The resource also includes links to each individual draft policy.
View Medicare Reimbursement - September 2011 Policy Announcement