Audits


AIR Act Regains Momentum

Bill to reform CMS’s out-of-control audit program adds more congressional co-sponsors.

AAHomecare Advances Agenda for Battling Audit Backlog

Video: Association's Pres. Ryan spoke at OMHA Appellant Forum last week; slated to meet with Chief ALJ Griswold next week.

Rep. Price Meets with Provider, VGM

HME owner, VGM’s Gallagher ask longtime industry ally to back audit reform, binding bids bill.

Rep. Ellmers Visits NCAMES Members

Lawmaker discusses competitive bidding, audits with industry representatives at N.C. provider.

Editor's Note

If Not Now, When?

The time for hesitation is past. Providers must act on behalf of H.R. 5083 and H.R. 4920 if they want to fix audits, competitive bidding.

HME Provider trends and challenges

Industry Roundtable

Go Time for HME

Members of HMEB's Editorial Advisory Board share their expert insights on key market and reimbursement trends that are directly impacting providers, as well as business and industry initiatives on which providers must act.

Providers Flock to HMEB Audit Webinar

More than 380 attend AAHomceare, Brightree webcast on fighting audits; free replay available.

Industry Bills Pick up Steam

Binding Bids Bill up to 49 backers; AIR Act now has 36 co-sponsors.

Industry Lobbying Push Continues to Pay Off

More lawmakers back binding bids and audit reform bills, but more needed.

August Advocacy Boosts Industry Bills

Binding bids bill picks up 8 co-sponsors; audit reform bill adds 7 backers.



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.

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.

Funding Fundamentals

Avoiding the KX Modifier Trap

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.

Brightree Joins AAHomecare; Assists With Audits

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

AAHomecare Launches Audit Reform Site

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

Podcast with Sandra Canally

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