Binding Bids Bill up to 49 backers; AIR Act now has 36 co-sponsors.
More than 380 attend AAHomceare, Brightree webcast on fighting audits; free replay available.
More lawmakers back binding bids and audit reform bills, but more needed.
Binding bids bill picks up 8 co-sponsors; audit reform bill adds 7 backers.
Agency created a situation that quickly spiraled out of control; industry pushes AIR Act.
Sept. 9-10 lobbying effort will support audit reform, binding bids bill.
Industry urges providers to lobby hard on behalf of bidding, audit bills during congressional recess.
Industry legislative efforts pick up more co-sponsors as industry intensifies lobbying during recess.
An examination of how Medicare audits are affecting the oxygen industry and how respiratory providers are responding.
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.
H.R. 5083 reaches 8 co-sponsors and H.R. 4920 now at 24 backers as industry approaches prime lobbying opportunity.
Software maker signs up at corporate partner; will serve as IT lead on HME Audit Key service
FixMedicareAudits.org will provide online nexus for advocates looking to help reform of Medicare’s audit program.
Recently released binding bids and audit reform bills gain sponsors while MPP sits at 180.
Bill introduced by Reps. Ellmers and Barrow boosts transparency, rewards low error rates.
Legislation would limit documentation look back periods; require timely filing limits; create education program.
Audit consulting firm will retain staff and offices to serve both VGM members and non-member DME, healthcare companies.
Audit Key effort will collect data that completely, accurately tracks impact of Medicare audits.
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