Audits


Lawmakers Push GAO to Examine CMS Audits

Leading Sens. and Reps. call for an examination into ‘duplicative efforts’ of Medicare audit contractors.

Congress Questions CMS on Audits

House subcommittee chair blasts CMS for ‘incompetence’ in audit oversight.

Editor’s Note

Enough Is Enough

Medicare Audits

Building a Rapid Response System

How to minimize the impact of Medicare audits by implementing practices that will ensure claims pass muster, as well as help the organization rapidly respond to auditors' documentation requests.

Medicare Audits

Building a Rapid Response System

How to minimize the impact of Medicare audits.

Software Audit Tools

The Right Tool for the Job

How to leverage HME software to respond to audits.

Editor's Note

Enough Is Enough

Two years have demonstrated that the madness of audits needs to stop.

Senators Seek Anti-Fraud Solutions from Healthcare Community

Open letter calls on professionals to provide 'fresh perspective' on identifying, fighting 'waste, fraud and abuse.'

Observation Deck

The Time for Compliance Is Now

The reality is that the Affordable Care Act has made it mandatory for all healthcare providers, at some point, to implement a comprehensive compliance program that meets or exceeds government expectations. Why not make the investment of the front end to better prepare your organization, implement effective internal controls, improve the efficiency of your staff, and provide better quality of service to your patients?

Software System Audit Features



Word to the Wise: the KX Modifier

Surviving the Audit Tidal Wave

Products & Technology

Surviving the Audit Tidal Wave

Since the start of 2011, providers have been fending off a relentless onslaught of pre- and post-payment audits on Medicare claims. How can technology help them win this war of attrition?

Audits

The Big 10

Audits

Audits were the biggest issue immediately threatening the industry through 2011, and while the industry deals with the bidding of Round Two of competitive bidding, and works to advance the marketing pricing program as an alternative, audits will remain a serious issue for 2012.

Dream, VGM Partner for Audit Solution

VGM offers members discounts of HME prescription, documentation system that safeguards against audits.

HHS OIG: ZPICs Hindering Oversight

Report says Anti-Fraud Contractors used bad data to report workloads while being paid $22+ Billion.

MedPAC Proposes Additional HME Cuts

Reimbursement reductions part of $230 billion plan to cover doc fix.

Funding Fundamentals:

Are You Prepared for an Audit?

ZPICs mean no more business as usual in DME.

Audit Training Hits the Highway

Invacare, VGM 'Audit Roadshow' slated for various locations in August.

How to Protect your Business from Medicare Claims Audits

Pre- and post-payment audits are plaguing providers, and there are some key things they can do to shield themselves.

CMS to Audit its Audits

Criticism at fraud summit pushes agency to review complaints over its sharply increased claims audits.

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