Provider Compliance Tips for Diabetic Test Strips

Submitted by Matthew.Gregor… on Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:45
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Provider Compliance Tips for Diabetic Test Strips
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The Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that Medicare fee-for-service improper payments for diabetic test strips resulted from three areas of insufficient documentation:

  • Claims without a documented diagnosis code for diabetes
  • Claims that overlapped with an inpatient hospital stay
  • Claims that overlapped with a skilled nursing facility stay

Prevent denials by reviewing the Provider Compliance Tips for Diabetic Test Strips (PDF) Fact Sheet for coverage and documentation requirements.

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