Audits


Providers Flock to HMEB Audit Webinar

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

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.

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.



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.

Bids, Audits Bills Up; MPP Bill Hovers

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

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.

AAHomcare Announces ‘Massive’ Audit Program

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

HME Documentation Policies

The 2014 HME Handbook: Documentation

How to Protect Your Business with Iron-Clad Documentation Policies

Video: Rep. Meadows Roasts CMS on Audits

North Carolina takes CMS to task on ALJ delay during House Oversight and Government Reform hearing.

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