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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Initial DSMT training is to be (pick all that apply)

    answer choices

    10 hours in 12 continuous month period

    2 hours in 12 continuous month period

    Billed in 30 minute increments

    Rounding up of minutes to 30 minutes is allowed

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Follow up training is not to exceed 2 hours per year.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Individual coverage is allowed (pick all that apply)

    answer choices

    No group session available within two months of the date training is ordered

    Physician/qualified Non physician practitioner documents that the beneficiary has special needs that will hinder participation in group training.

    Physician orders insulin training

    All of the above

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    DSMT orders must contain physician certification statement.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    DSMT orders must specify (pick all that apply)

    answer choices

    Initial or follow up training

    Number of hours

    Topics to be discussed

    Individual or group training

    Physician certification statement

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    DSMT will cover the diagnosis of prediabetes.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    If a patient has the diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes, and their glucose levels are >126 mg/dL for two days in a row, do they qualify for DSMT under the Medicare benefit?

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 8
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    Q.

    Do you need to have documentation of recent lab results showing the patient has diabetes if the referring provider states they have diabetes?

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Can a Nurse Practitioner order DSMT?

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What are the components in the physician certification statement? (Pick all that apply)

    answer choices

    DSMT is needed

    The beneficiary is a diabetic

    The ordering provider is the Primary Care Provider

    The ordering provider is managing the beneficiary’s diabetes

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