The increase in DME utilization is a white-hot issue. Some argue that the increase is unwarranted and the products “over utilized.” They suggest that suggestive marketing campaigns have lead many to pressure physicians to prescribing equipment they don’t need.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. — Apria kept is DSO at 52 days in the first quarter, despite the usual first-quarter slowdown in cash collections due to patient deductibles and payer and benefit changes that typically occur at the start of a new year.
A bellwether is ringing in Tennessee. True, Georgia cast the mold when state Medicaid began to require that you had to either be a member of NRRTS or hold RESNA’s ATP or ATS credential if you wanted to provide rehab to its beneficiaries.