CMS announces mandatory 2% cut for DMEPOS claims

03/11/2013 | Health Data Management

The CMS has announced a mandatory 2% claim reduction on durable medical equipment, prosthetics and orthotics supplied on or after April 1, 2013, as a result of budget sequestration. "The claims payment adjustment shall be applied to all claims after determining coinsurance, any applicable deductible, and any applicable Medicare Secondary Payment adjustments," according to the CMS.

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