Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) Coverage Information
Please review the following link regarding HDE coverage:
IMPORTANT!!! Contact Kristin Kolsch (801)587-0835 early-on to discuss proper HDE billing requirements.
For each patient, a provider must demonstrate medical necessity for the procedure and the device.
The following documentation should be noted in each patient’s chart:
In addition, to the above requirements please have the following readily available:
To ensure proper Medicare billing it is important to send the following information to Kristin.firstname.lastname@example.org
The information should be sent prior to the HDE procedure. If the HDE procedure is done on an emergency basis the following information should be sent as soon as possible!