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Here is the real story about audits

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09/09/2014

Editor’s note: The following is a letter to the editor from Van Miller that appeared in the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier in July.

Audits: CMS makes concession to hospitals

‘What about us?’ HME providers ask
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09/05/2014

WASHINGTON – Could CMS’s offer to hospitals to resolve certain appeals in exchange for timely partial payment be something the agency also extends to HME providers?

Would you drop an appeal for partial payment?

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

We’re used to CMS breaking news late on the Friday before a long holiday weekend. And Friday, Aug. 29, was no exception.

CMS applies ‘logic’ to documentation requirements for repairs

'It's a home run; it's not a grand slam'
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08/29/2014

WASHINGTON – In the face of mounting pressure from industry stakeholders and advocacy groups, CMS has changed its tune about documentation requirements for wheelchair repairs.

Advocates sue over 'broken' appeals system

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08/28/2014

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – The Center for Medicare Advocacy has filed a nationwide class action lawsuit over lengthy Medicare appeals.

MED hosts fly-in

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08/15/2014

LUBBOCK, Texas – The MED Group, in conjunction with AAHomecare, will host a legislative fly-in at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 10. The focus of the fly-in in will be to promote H.R.

In brief: GAO weighs in on audits, Liberator’s investments pay off

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08/15/2014

WASHINGTON – The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is calling on CMS to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its post-payment review efforts by providing contractors with additional guidance and oversight.

Audits: GAO weighs in on duplicative reviews

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08/15/2014

WASHINGTON – The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is calling on CMS to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its post-payment review efforts by providing contractors with additional guidance and more oversight.

RACs are back

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08/08/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS announced last week that the recovery audit contractors (RACs) will restart some of their reviews, but industry stakeholders don’t expect any curveballs.

Certain RAC reviews to resume

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08/06/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS has announced that the current recovery audit contractors (RACs) will restart some of their reviews.

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