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Quick Hits: Maine DMEs

17 Oct, 2023 Frank Ferreri

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Bangor, ME (WorkersCompensation.com) -- How much do you know about how Maine handles durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies? Read on.

Is there reimbursement for incidental supplies?
No. Supplies and materials that exceed incidental supplies can be billed separately. Maine's Code 99070 can only be billed when there is no specific supply code available.

Who pays?
The employer or insurer must pay for all DMEs, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies that are ordered and approved by the treating health care provider.

What are the fees?
The fee schedule that went into effect Oct. 1 may be accessed here.

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      Frank Ferreri, M.A., J.D. covers workers' compensation legal issues. He has published books, articles, and other material on multiple areas of employment, insurance, and disability law. Frank received his master's degree from the University of South Florida and juris doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

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