42 CFR § 414.104 - PEN Items and Services.

§ 414.104 PEN Items and Services.

(a) Payment rules. Payment for PEN items and services is made in a lump sum for nutrients and supplies that are purchased and on a monthly basis for equipment that is rented.

(b) Fee schedule amount. The fee schedule amount for payment for an item or service furnished in 2002 is the lesser of -

(i) The reasonable charge from 1995; or

(ii) The reasonable charge that would have been used in determining payment for 2002.