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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.

Funding Fundamentals

Avoiding the KX Modifier Trap

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

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.

A/R Allegiance, EBS Partner Up

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

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.

AAHomecare Launches Audit Reform Site

FixMedicareAudits.org will provide online nexus for advocates looking to help reform of Medicare’s audit program.

Legislation to Fix Audits Unveiled

Bill introduced by Reps. Ellmers and Barrow boosts transparency, rewards low error rates.

Audit Bill in the Works

Legislation would limit documentation look back periods; require timely filing limits; create education program.

VGM Acquires van Halem Group

Audit consulting firm will retain staff and offices to serve both VGM members and non-member DME, healthcare companies.

AAHomecare, CMS Meet on Face-to-Face

Association staff and members discuss face-to-face requirement and WOPD with agency.

AAHomcare Announces ‘Massive’ Audit Program

Audit Key effort will collect data that completely, accurately tracks impact of Medicare audits.

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