Prepping for CMS’s Audit Ramp-up
Providers will see an increase in claims audits from Medicare and other funding sources in 2022. Audit expert Wayne van Halem offers insights into what they can expect.
- By David Kopf
- Jan 19, 2022
While CMS only offered a brief pause on audits during the public health emergency, it has quickly resumed and, in some cases expanded its program integrity efforts.
To help providers respond to these audits, HME Business and sponsors Prochant and TeamDME! are hosting a free webinar on Feb. 9 presented by audit expert Wayne van Halem, president and founder of the audit consulting firm The van Halem Group.
In the latest episode of the HME Business Podcast, van Halem outlines audit programs that will hit HME providers in 2022, and discusses the sorts of things providers will learn from the webinar to help them deal with those programs..
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About the Author
David Kopf is the Publisher HME Business, DME Pharmacy and Mobility Management magazines. He was Executive Editor of HME Business and DME Pharmacy from 2008 to 2023. Follow him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/dkopf/ and on Twitter at @postacutenews.