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CMS: Uninsured Patients on Decline

Health spending report projects uninsured to be in half by 2023, but spending growth remains below 4%.

GAO Investigation: CMS Provided Insufficient Audit Oversight

Agency created a situation that quickly spiraled out of control; industry pushes AIR Act.

MED Group Slates Fly-in

Sept. 9-10 lobbying effort will support audit reform, binding bids bill.

AAHomecare: “Keep the Pressure on”

Industry urges providers to lobby hard on behalf of bidding, audit bills during congressional recess.

Audit, Binding Bids Bills Continue Momentum

Industry legislative efforts pick up more co-sponsors as industry intensifies lobbying during recess.

CMS Slates PMD Prior Authorization Call

Open Door Forum will answer questions regarding power mobility device prior authorization demonstration.

Funding Fundamentals

Avoiding the KX Modifier Trap

Oxygen Audits

Oxygen Audits: Under Medicare's Microscope

An examination of how Medicare audits are affecting the oxygen industry and how respiratory providers are responding.



Editor's Note

Your August Marching Orders

Providers work in an incredibly busy environment that is made even more complex by bad Medicare policies. However, providers must carve out time in August to battle those policies.

HHS Finalizes ICD10 Rule

Deadline for providers, physicians and other health professionals to conform to new diagnoses codes is Oct. 1, 2015.

Brightree Joins AAHomecare; Assists With Audits

Software maker signs up at corporate partner; will serve as IT lead on HME Audit Key service

A/R Allegiance, EBS Partner Up

Electronic Billing Services will implement COLLECTPlus program for billing service customers.

Audit and Binding Bids Bills Gain More Ground

H.R. 5083 reaches 8 co-sponsors and H.R. 4920 now at 24 backers as industry approaches prime lobbying opportunity.

Bids, Audits Bills Up; MPP Bill Hovers

Recently released binding bids and audit reform bills gain sponsors while MPP sits at 180.

Home Care Medical Enters Contract with Dean Health Plan

Wisconsin HME, respiratory provider will be an in-network provider for HMO’s Wisconsin patients.

Upcoming Webinars

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Live event: Sept. 24

Top 10 Audit Tips
Join our industry expert speaker, Wayne van Halem, to find out how to survive audits and how to win them.
Live event: Oct. 14

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