February 2012

DME MAC offers oxygen quiz to test providers’ knowledge

DME MAC Jurisdiction A announced last week the addition of a new Test Your Knowledge quiz on oxygen. After...

Pennsylvania groups hosts Internet rally against competitive bidding

People for Quality Care, along with the Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers, are hosting a Town...

GAO analysis finds Medicare Advantage plans being overpaid

An analysis released by the Government Accountability Office last week found that the Centers for Medicare...

NAHC creates affiliate to focus on Medicaid home care, hospice

The National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) last week announced creation of a new NAHC affiliate...

Studies released on parenteral and enteral nutrition

Patients can safely begin intravenous (IV) parenteral nutrition at home when their care is carefully managed...

CMS reminds doctors to maintain records for DME

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a letter reminding doctors to maintain documentation...