The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) begin to prepare for the covering of topical oxygen for the treatment of chronic wounds by local contractors. Contractors can find related information in chapter 32, section 30.2, of Pub. 100-04 of the Claims Processing Manual.
Subject: Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy (Section C, Topical Application of Oxygen)
Release Date: November 17, 2017
Effective Date: April 3, 2017
Implementation: December 18, 2017
Special Notes: NA