DME Program’s Clarification to ALERT Dated October 26, 2020.


TO:  DME Providers, Prosthetics & Orthotics (P&O) Providers, Pharmacies, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Nursing Homes


RE: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Program Updates Related to Oxygen



Beginning November 1, 2020, for the duration of the public health emergency, the Alabama Medicaid Agency will not require the oxygen saturation/ABG reading for initial or recertifying oxygen certifications.


Policy questions concerning this provider notice should be directed to the DME Program at (334) 242-5050.