Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Special Open Door Forum:
Certificate of Medical Necessity (CMN) and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Information Form (DIF) Elimination Discussion
3:00pm – 4:00 pm Eastern Time
Conference Call Only
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service will host a Special Open Door Forum (SODF) call to discuss eliminating the Certificate of Medical Necessity (CMN) and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Information (DIF) forms.
The current CMN/DIF forms can be found by going to: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/
CMS-Forms/CMS-Forms/CMS-Forms- List.html then type in the form number listed below:
846 Pneumatic Compression Devices
847 Osteogenesis Stimulators
848 Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulators
849 Seat Lift Mechanisms
854 Section C Continuation Form
10125 Eternal Infusion Pumps
10126 Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
Comments on the forms can be sent to ReducingProviderBurden@cms.
Link to Power Point slides for this Special Open Door Forum: Http://www.cms.gov/Research-
Statistics-Data-and-Systems/ Monitoring-Programs/Medicare- FFS-Compliance-Programs/ ReducingProviderBurden.html
Special Open Door Forum Participation Instructions:
Participant Dial-In Number: 1-866-501-5502
Conference ID: 45858642
Note: TTY Communications Relay Services are available for the Hearing Impaired. For
TTY services dial 7-1-1 or 1-800-855-2880. A Relay Communications Assistant will help.
A transcript and audio recording of this Special ODF will be posted to the Special Open Door Forum website at http://www.cms.gov/
OpenDoorForums/05_ODF_ SpecialODF.asp for downloading.
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