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Medicare delays prescriber enrollment deadline

by ODA Staff
ODA Today

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has delayed the enforcement of the Medicare Part D prescriber enrollment requirements until Feb. 1, 2017.

In order to ensure prescriptions written for patients who are covered by Medicare are not denied, dentists need to enroll as a Medicare provider, opt out of the Medicare program or enroll as an ordering/referring provider.

CMS encourages prescribers to submit their Medicare enrollment applications or opt-out affidavits to their Medicare Administrative…

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