5160-4-27 Physician reimbursement of medical supplies and durable medical equipment.

(A) Medical supplies and durable medical equipment are items and equipment as defined in rule 5101:3-10-02 of the Administrative Code.

(B) A physician may not be separately reimbursed for medical supplies or durable medical equipment utilized in a physician's office, clinic, or patient's home during a physician's visit.

(C) A physician may be reimbursed for medical supplies or durable medical equipment dispensed in the physician's office, clinic, or patient's home, for use in the patient's home, if the physician has a "supplies and medical equipment" category of service.

(D) All physician's who have a valid "medicaid provider agreement" are eligible to apply for and receive a "supplies and medical equipment" category of service.

(E) Scope and extent of coverage.

(1) The scope and extent of coverage of medical supplies or durable medical equipment services are detailed in Chapter 5101:3-10 of the Administrative Code.

(2) All medical supplies or durable medical equipment require a written prescription by a physician, which must be kept on file for six years in the physician's office in accordance with rule 5101:3-1-17.2 of the Administrative Code.

(F) Reimbursement.

All claims for medical supplies or durable medical equipment must be billed in accordance with rule 5101:3-10-05 of the Administrative Code.

Replaces: Former 5101:3-4-27

Effective: 11/20/2007
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/01/2012
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5111.02
Rule Amplifies: 5111.01 , 5111.02 , 5111.021
Prior Effective Dates: 4/7/77, 12/21/77, 12/30/77, 1/8/79, 2/1/80, 5/19/86, 7/1/87, 4/1/88, 9/1/89