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Audits Part IV: DME MACs vs. ZPICs


Editor’s note: Part V will discuss contractor abuses.

Update: Dominic Rotella vs. TriCenturion

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

We got quite a bit of feedback from readers when we ran a story about Dominic Rotella, an HME provider who won an audit on appeal and who is now suing TriCenturion, the CMS contractor that conducted the audit, for $10 million i

Will you survive competitive bidding? This information will help provide the answer

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Yesterday, I called Karen Moore for some information on revenue per full-time employee for HME companies. Karen is a turnaround expert and a partner at AnCor Healthcare Consulting.

What were you doing at 2 p.m.?

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

This afternoon, I was one of 223 listeners to the Open Door Forum.

Keep calling us—under one condition


As we scrambled wildly to keep up with the news leading up to the printing of this issue, I couldn’t help but think: If we’re this strung out, as mere third-party observers and reporters, what’s it like to be an actual HME provider right now?

Providers on ZPIC audits: 'We will stand with Richard'

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

After we ran this story about Richard Lamb in our HME NewsWire this week, I got a handful of e-mails from anxious and angry providers who say they're going through the same thing.

The inevitable audit and empowered provider


So many audits, so little time! That's how many suppliers are describing the overwhelming number of audit requests they are receiving from CMS's contractors.