CMS Delays Second Phase of Expanded Editing for DMEPOS Claims

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a transmittal delaying implementation of the second phase of expanded claim editing for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) supplier claims. Transmittal 643 changes the planned implementation date from Jan. 4, 2010 to Jan. 3, 2011. CMS is requiring that any provider ordering/referring…