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What does DMERC stand for?

DMERC stands for Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier

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Few SNFs have expertise with the complexities involved, with most Part B bills processed currently by Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carriers (DMERCs), a group of four insurance companies contracted by HCFA to process Part B claims.
Derma Sciences (OTCBB:DSCI), a manufacturer and marketer of advanced wound care products, today announced that the Statistical Analysis Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (SADMERC) - a contracted intermediary and carrier for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) - has notified the company of its decision regarding Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes for billing purposes for MEDIHONEY(TM) Calcium Alginate dressings with Active Leptospermum Honey.
HCFA seems to be leaning toward using the Fiscal Intermediary (FI) rather than the Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (DMERC) to process the consolidated bills, but, at press time, there was still debate on that choice.