treating kyphosis with TLSO brace

Treating Kyphosis with a TLSO Brace

Kyphosis is a condition where the thoracic spine curves forward at an angle greater than 50 degrees. The medical term is hyperkyphosis but it is commonly referred to as kyphosis. The greater the amount of forward curve determines the severity. A minor amount typically does not have many negative effects while a severe amount of…

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Product Highlight: The Elite Air Decompression LSO

Product highlights from Elite Medical Supply will provide educational information on the recommended usages for each product that we carry. Today on the blog, we are featuring the Elite Air Decompression LSO.   What is the Elite Air Decompression LSO? Indicated for patients with low back pain, the Elite Air Decompression LSO is a unique back brace aimed…

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Physician evaluating patient's knee

Medicare Dear Physician Knee Orthoses Letter (July 2022)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a Dear Physician letter with summary guidance information on Medicare’s coverage and documentation requirements for knee orthoses. According to the July 2022 letter “Knee orthoses have consistently been one of the highest sources of errors in medical reviews performed by the Durable Medical Equipment Medicare…

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We Partnered with Parachute Health for Digital Orders

Elite Medical Supply has partnered with Parachute Health to get your patients the quality DME products they need, faster! Read on to learn more about this time-saving digital ordering experience.   Patients Receive Products Faster The Parachute Platform enables clinicians to place orders for medical equipment and supplies digitally with Elite Medical Supply so that they…

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Medicare Prior Authorization Changes for Off-the-Shelf Knee & Back Braces

If you are involved with Medicare durable medical equipment (DME), you should be aware of some upcoming rule changes that may affect you in the next few months. These changes will require suppliers to obtain a prior authorization before dispensing and billing for a back or knee brace. These changes apply to suppliers and will also…

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