The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) adjust processing claims for oxygen and oxygen equipment under the Medicare Part B benefit for durable medical equipment as per updates to section 130.6 of chapter 20 of the Medicare Claims Processing Manual (Pub.100-04).
Subject: Payment for Oxygen Volume Adjustments and Portable Oxygen Equipment
Release Date: March 3, 2017
Effective Date: April 1, 2017
Implementation Date: April 3, 2017
Special Notes: Transmittal 3679, dated December 16, 2016, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 3730, dated, March 3, 2017 to add BR.9848.10. All other information remains the same.