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AAHomecare Shares 2023 Medicare Fee Schedule Analysis for Top 25 DME Items


On Dec. 13, CMS published the 2023 Medicare DMEPOS fee schedule. The fee schedule reflects the 6.4% to 9.1% CPI-U adjustments published earlier this month

AAHomecare’s analysis of the top 25 DME items shows the following average rate increases for CY 2022 compared to rates currently in place:

  • CBP items in former CBAs: +6.4% (ranging from 5.1%-7.5%)
  • CBP items in non-rural areas: +8.7% (ranging from 6.3%-10.2%)
  • CBP items in rural areas: +8.4% (ranging from 4.2%-8.9%)

The CY 2023 CPI-U increase is applied to the current public health emergency (PHE) relief rates of 75/25 blended rates in non-rural areas and 50/50 blended rates in rural areas. 

You can download AAHomecare’s top 25 HCPCS codes analysis (Excel spreadsheets) here: 

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