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CMS reinstates audits, prior auths

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07/10/2020

WASHINGTON – Starting Aug. 3, auditors will restart their audit functions, according to a recently published FAQ from CMS.

Anthem declines to rescind rate cuts

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07/09/2020

WASHINGTON – Anthem does not plan to rescind rate reductions of 11% to 60% for HME, AAHomecare reports.

The payer and its subsidiary, Amerigroup, implemented the cuts for its commercial and government plans in the 22 states it serves.

NSM strengthens presence in British Columbia

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07/08/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired PG Surg Med, a regional mobility provider with locations in Prince George, Kelowna, Kamloops and Vernon, British Columbia.

North Carolina rate protects DME

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07/07/2020

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on July 2 signed Bill 808, including a provision creating a rate floor for durable medical equipment.

Round 2021: All eyes on CMS

‘We’re beginning to see a surge, and we don’t know what the fall and winter will bring’
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07/02/2020

WASHINGTON – There’s no crystal ball, but after two meetings with high-level CMS officials in late June, industry stakeholders feel there could be a chance the agency pauses Round 2021 of competitive bidding.

F&P’s nasal high flow therapy in spotlight

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07/02/2020

IRVINE, Calif. – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare’s Optiflow nasal high flow therapy has gained traction as a preferred treatment for COVID-19, as hospitals move away from an “early intubation and mechanical ventilation” mentality, company officials say.

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