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Average Audit Appeal Processing Time Surges to 714 Days

AAHomcare analysis shows a whopping 2122% increase in DMEPOS-related audit appeals over past 8 years.

CMS Releases 2017 Round One Re-Compete Timetable

Notably, the length of contracts for 2017 edition of Round One is two years, rather than three.

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Products & Technology

Mobility's Great Leap Forward

As mobility providers struggle with lower reimbursement rates and complete upending of their business models, the manufacturers of power mobility products are creating devices that address changing industry and care trends.

Editor's Note

Taking ICD-10 Action

The most pertinent of those requirements today should be ICD-10, but many providers still don’t know what it is. Fortunately, there's help.

Healthcare Spending to Grow 5.8% During 2014-2024

Latest CMS report shows per capita health spending increases at historically low rate.

Medicare, Medicaid Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Fiftieth anniversary events include June 29 panel discussion with HHS Secretary and other speakers, as well as various local and national events.

Mont. Providers Urged to Attend SBA Hearings

July 21, 23 forums will give local HME providers an opportunity to publicly voice their concerns regarding audits, competitive bidding expansion.

Universal Software Partners with Prometheus Group

HME software, billing services companies will work to streamline HME providers’ billing operations, maximize revenue.



Mediware Releases Patient Pay Solution

Software company leverages partnerships with A/R Allegiance, Rock-Pond to provide integrated collection service for CPR+ users.

AAHomecare, CMS Meet on CRT Rates

Association staff, members sit down with CMS Deputy Administrator to discuss expansion of single payment amounts to complex rehab accessories in January 2016.

HMEB Hosts Free ICD-10 Preparedness Webinar

Slated for July 8, Brightree-sponsored event will outline steps providers need to take to ensure their businesses are ready for Medicare’s Oct. 1 switch to the new classification system.

CMS to Explain esMD on Free HMEB Webinar

June 29 event, sponsored by MEDFORCE, will help providers learn how to use CMS’s money-saving electronic claims program.

CMS Pays $1.3 Billion to Settle Hospital Claims

CMS settles with 1,900 on audited claims stuck in OMHA. AAHomecare asks, ‘Is there anything in sight for DMEPOS?’

Senate Finance Committee Passes Audit Reform

Audit & Appeal Fairness, Integrity, and Reforms in Medicare Act aims to add transparency, oversight to audits and appeals process.

CBIC Reminds Bidders to Get State Licensure

Providers submitting bids for Round Two recompete must meet all state licensing requirements.

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