US COPD Coalition

“Updates to Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment and Other Devices” Webinar


The US COPD Coalition was pleased to present our the webinar, “Updates to Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment and Other Devices, which featured speakers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The webinar was broadcast live on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm Eastern. A recording of the webinar is now available for viewing.

This free webinar provides an overview to beneficiaries on the Medicare publication titled Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment and Other Devices (pub.11045). 

Updates were made to this publication in August 2020 in order to better meet the needs of Medicare beneficiaries, and we will review those updates. Our guest speakers are Tangita Daramola, Competitive Acquisition Ombudsman for CMS and her colleague Barbara McCoy, Associate Ombudsman for CMS. Tangita and Barbara discussed the updates that have been made to the publication with a special focus on respiratory durable medical equipment issues. They also cover resources available to Medicare beneficiaries, where beneficiaries can go to obtain assistance, and answered questions from participants.