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Clarification on Medicare O2 Modifiers

Shared by our DAC Region D chair, we see that CGS who is the DME MAC Contractor for Regions B & C offers billing instruction for Providers struggling with the new Medicare Oxygen Modifier topic. Our partners at DACD expect that Noridian will also release a clarification soon. NOTE: the change we see is that DME MACs have rescinded direction formerly give to Providers to advise that Question 5 be answered with an "average liter flow" rather than the highest liter flow. https://www.cgsmedicare.com/jb/pubs/news/2018/04/cope7420.html AAHomecare's legistlation & regulatory groups were vital in challenging CMS & DME MACs to provide clarity with relieves the burden of unnecessary recertification for thousands of Providers. https://mailchi.mp/aahomecare/o2-cmn-rescinded-apr-2018?e=a76e5eda26