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DME, Oxygen & Respiratory Operating Standards for Prior Authorization

September 9, 2013

DME, Oxygen and Respiratory providers are reminded that clarified Operating Standards for the prior authorization process are now in effect as of September 01, 2013. These Operating Standards apply to providers of enteral and absorbent products (B and T service codes) and have been documented in collaboration with MassHealth, the PAU (Prior Authorization Unit) and the DME provider association, HOMES.

All DME, Oxygen and Respiratory providers who submit claims to MassHealth for B and T codes were emailed a copy of the Operating Standards on 8/26/13.

If you have any questions, please contact the PAU at or 1-800-862-8341.