Physician Distribution of Durable Medical Equipment

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Physician Distribution of Durable Medical Equipment



Release Date: 02-08-2017
Expiration Date: 01-21-2019
Activity Location:

This webinar provides a summary of the rules and regulations related to the prescribing and distribution of Durable Medical Equipment by physician and non – physician practitioners.

Statement of Need: This presentation will enlighten the learners about the compliance aspects of DME distribution.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand DMEPOS as defined in CMS regulations
  • Recognize risks associated with distributing DMEPOS to your patients (Stark, State, and Major Payers)
  • Know the specific DMEPOS that can be distributed by physicians and how
  • Become familiar with the basics of proper DMEPOS documentation

Jill LongoFaculty: Jill Longo, Esq
Healthcare Attorney
Associate at Bittinger Law

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Planning Committee
Jill Brooks, MD, CHCO First Healthcare Compliance
Lynn M. Robinson, CMC, CMOM, Medical Society of Delaware

Disclosure Statement:
It is the policy of the Medical Society of Delaware to comply with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education. In keeping with these standards, all faculty participating in continuing medical education provided by MSD are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of their presentations.

The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME; therefore, neither the planners nor the faculty have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Statement of Competency:
This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competency: apply quality improvement.

Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of Delaware and First Healthcare Compliance. The Medical Society of Delaware is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement :
The Medical Society of Delaware designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Joint providership of CME by MSD in no way implies endorsement of any product or service. This activity is not supported by commercial funding.

Receiving Your CME Credit:
In order to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must: 1) view the webinar, and 2) successfully complete the quiz by answering 2 out of 3 questions correctly. You will then be able to print out your CME certificate.

Hardware/software Requirements: Mac or Windows

For technical questions/difficulties, please contact or call 888.543.4778.

For questions regarding the content of this activity, please contact the Medical Society of Delaware at 302-366-1400.