This course will address Medicare coverage for several frequently ordered durable medical equipment products. This course will also explain the process of billing Medicare for capped rental items and inexpensive and routinely purchased items. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80 percent on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. Identify the Medicare benefit categories: capped rental and inexpensive and routinely purchased; 2. Identify which HCPCS code modifiers are to be used for capped rental products; 3. Describe basic Medicare coverage criteria for canes, walkers, commodes, beds, seat lifts, nebulizers and other standard home medical equipment; 4. Identify the type of order needed for the durable medical equipment (DME) covered in this course. Continuing education: 1.0 Category 2 CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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