Why Choose Select OrthoDME

Supervision of All Reimbursement Services
Supply-Chain Management
Provider Education on Compliance Issues
Personnel Management
Improve Patient Outcomes and Maximize Ancillary Revenues


Supervision of All Reimbursement Services

  • Charges are pre-authorized, reviewed to meet 3rd party payer medical coverage criteria, properly coded, and submitted daily.
  • Financial responsibilities (including co-insurances, allowed deductibles, selfpay, and non-covered items) are thoroughly explained to each patient prior to dispense.  Cash/check/credit card payments are deposited into your practice’s operating account daily.
  • Insurance claims are tracked throughout the adjudication process and any requests for further information or denials are worked to fruition in a timely manner.
  • Receivables are controlled such that 95% of aging is current.  Medicare/Medicard reimbursements are EFT deposited in <21 days (far exceeding the Rehab/DME industry average of 73 days).
  • Net Collection Rate for orthoses, prosthetics, equipment, and supplies is >98%, well above MGMA standards.

Supply-Chain Management

  • Manufacture Neutral. DMEPOS are sourced worldwide for the highest quality products.  Select OrthoDME is not beholden to any particular manufacturer or distributor.
  • Inventory is completely stocked and maintained.  The clinic is only billed once a month for the items dispensed.
  • Purchasing power is leveraged to positively impact the profitability of the program.
  • Latest products to market that meet insurance guidelines and improve patient outcomes are continually introduced to the physicians and staff.
  • Detailed utilization and revenue reports are generated to provide real-time feedback to the clinic.

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Provider Education on Compliance Issues

  • Medical policies and procedures are monitored to remain current.  Transmittal notices for all payors (including Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial, and Work Comp) are absorbed and studied daily.
  • Pricing, data, analysis, and coding (PDAC) rules are strictly adhered and all HCPCS charges go “by-the-letter”.
  • All federal and state regulations are enforced including Stark, Anti-kickback, and Arms-length transaction rules.

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Personnel Management

  • Employee(s) are recruited, hired, trained, supervised, and re-educated to perform all functions of the DMEPOS ancillary program on behalf of the providers.
  • Fitter/coordinator(s) assess, measure, fit, educate, and provide follow-up service to all patients receiving in-house orthoses, prosthetics, supplies, and equipment.
  • Prehab/Rehab (pre- and post-surgical) protocols are reinforced as part of each patient’s customized continuum of care.

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Improve Patient Outcomes and Maximize Ancillary Revenues

  • Braces, equipment, and supplies are technically and clinically fitted to deliver dramatic results.
  • Patients (and caregivers) are taught donning/doffing procedures, care and instruction, and how the item(s) work to achive the desired results.
  • Orthotics and prosthetics fee schedule received a 2.4% increase in 2012.  Don’t be held hostage to the looming 27.4% cut in physician payments.
  • The provision of durable medical equipment, orthotics, prosthetics, and supplies…and the full reimbursement for such products is the core competency of this highly unique boutique service.

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