Updates to Orders in the Standard Documentation Requirements

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In a recent update from Ronda Buhrmester with VGM Government, the Standard Documentation Requirements (SDR) has been updated. These updates went into effect on January 1, 2020. 

There are now two types of orders and 1 new acronym, standard written order (SWO) and Written Order Prior to Delivery (WOPD). As noted in the SDR, a SWO must be communicated to the supplier prior to claim submission. For certain items of DMEPOS, a written order is required prior to delivery (WOPD) of the item(s) to the beneficiary. A WOPD is a completed SWO that is communicated to the DMEPOS supplier before delivery of the item(s).

Click here to read the full article from Ronda Buhrmester.

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