CMS Eases Requirements for HME Patients Who Lose Equipment in Florida due to Hurricane Michael

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has just released an announcement of efforts to support Florida’s emergency response due to¬†Hurricane Michael, which includes these provisions related to HME: Medical equipment and supplies replacements: CMS will temporarily suspend certain requirements necessary for Medicare beneficiaries who have lost or sustained damage to their durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies …