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Written Order Prior to Delivery – Corrections to Document

Thursday, August 07, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brian Lagana
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Written Order Prior to Delivery – Corrections to Document

Written order prior to delivery (WOPD) is a long-standing statutory requirement for certain items of durable medical equipment (DME). The list of items subject to WOPD was expanded by the Affordable Care Act §6407. Medicare policy stipulates that a WOPD that is missing an element is not "curable" by a provider (i.e., a provider cannot make corrections to a WOPD) except as outlined below.  Click here to read the complete story.

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