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Effective this year, Section 3025 of the Affordable Care Act penalizes hospitals for COPD readmissions. During the next three years, hospitals will be charged a 3 percent penalty on all Medicare...
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CMS's proposed timeline will leave unprepared providers scrambling to catch up
To remain profitable in the new Medicare era with closer scrutiny of K0011 claims, slowed payment of non-HIPAA-compliant claims (which CMS says soon it
Washington This year, HME industry advocates and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have volleyed back and forth in a K0011 coverage
Houston On April 1, Houston psychiatrist Lewis Gottlieb was convicted for his involvement in a multi-million-dollar power wheelchair billing scheme uncovered
Houston A group of Texas businesses and disability advocates have formed the Greater Texas Rehab Provider's Council (TXRPC). Spurred by potential budget
I hope that you have read the February and March 2004 issues of HomeCare magazine very carefully. Among a series of articles advising providers on doing
For a young DME company based in Stockbridge, Ga., location and careful demographic profiling have been the foundation for rapid growth. New housing developments
Documentation, reporting, tracking all items on the salesperson's I don't want to do list. Just getting a salesperson to complete a weekly call report
The complicated requirements for Group I and II support surfaces claims involve the modifier, which must be attached to all such claims. When you attach
Washington By 2019, the Medicare trust fund could go broke. According to the annual report released in late March by the Social Security and Medicare
Chatsworth, Calif. Respiratory manufacturer CHAD Therapeutics has named Earl L. Yager president and CEO. Previously president, CFO and secretary, Yager
Atlanta Soon after Dallas-based Affiliated Computer Systems (ACS) took over HIPAA-compliant electronic processing of Georgia Medicaid claims last year,
Top-tier wheelchair athletes are shattering records and racking up big titles this season both on the court and on the street. Longmont, Colo.-based Sunrise
Civic engagement is the cornerstone of our society. A 20th century politician once said, there can be no daily democracy without daily citizenship. However,