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Elimination of Certificates of Medical Necessity (CMNs) and Durable Medical Equipment Forms (DIFs)

News from DME MAC Jurisdiction B 5/16/2022


CMS is eliminating all remaining CMNs and DIFs effective for claims with dates of service on or after January 1, 2023. CMS has published Change Request (CR) 12734External PDF to update to the Pub. 100-04: Claims Processing Manual explaining the planned change.

The current forms that shall be eliminated are as follows:



CMNs/DIFs are still required until they are eliminated for claims with dates of service on/after Jan 1, 2023.

Stay tuned for additional information and instructions for specific policies. CGS will share information on the DME MAC Jurisdiction B website and through our email list.

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