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We have a staff of dedicated industry professionals that have provided valuable information for you and your staff. Each week new and exciting content will be uploaded here to your team.

Managing your Online Reputation

Each day you work tirelessly to keep patients happy and expect your staff to do the same. We all know that word of mouth advertising is important and having a patient leave your facility with a smile on their face is your number on priority... Read More...
How to Appeal “Same or Similar” AFO Denials. Part II

If you have received a M3, “Same of Similar” AFO denial, all hope is not lost. There are a few situations when Medicare will cover the denied claim if you appeal it. Read More...
How to Appeal “Same or Similar” AFO Denials. Part I

If you have received a M3, “Same of Similar” AFO denial, all hope is not lost. There are a few situations when Medicare will cover the denied claim if you appeal it. Read More...
Rx for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Optimize Your Communication With Patients

Communication, education, and empathy—combined with a solid knowledge base of the disease—are key components of successful management of these damaging, even life-threatening, lesions. Read More...
Lower Extremity Noninvasive Vascular Testing Update

Peripheral arterial disease may be a common finding among those over 50, but it remains underdiagnosed. Choosing the right diagnostic test is key. Read More...
All Feet On Deck—The Role of Podiatry During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is driving significant change in the healthcare system and disrupting the best practices for diabetic limb preservation, leaving large numbers of patients without care. Pandemic Diabetic Foot Triage System can help podiatrists manage patients while reducing the COVID-19 risk. Read More...
CMS Postpones O&P Prior Authorization, makes policy changes

CMS suspended most Medicare Fee-For-Service medical reviews during the public health emergency period due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes pre-payment medical reviews conducted by Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) under the Targeted Probe and Educate program, and post-payment reviews conducted by the MACs, Supplemental Medical Review Contractor (SMRC) reviews, and Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC). No additional documentation requests will be issued for the duration of the public health emergency. Read More...
CMS Suspends Medical Reviews

CMS announced that it will pause the prior authorization program for the national Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS). Prior authorization for six lower-limb prosthesis codes (L-5856, L-5857, L-5858, L-5973, L-5980, and L-5987) was scheduled for implementation in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Texas, and California on May 11, and rolled out nationwide on October 8. Read More...
Ensure Compliance with SafeStep DME

As practices are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, practitioners have an opportunity to get a handle on a variety of DME issues that can be addressed remotely and for which the SafeStep compliance department remains ready to be of assistance. Read More...