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Providers must report overpayments going back six years


WASHINGTON – CMS has revised the look-back period for overpayments from 10 to six years, according to a final rule issued Feb. 11.

Invacare auditor submits third report


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare’s independent auditor this week issued its certification report for the third phase of the consent decree indicating substantial compliance to the FDA’s quality system regulation.

President touts savings from bid program

Budget also includes provisions related to how oxygen is paid for and how Medicare appeals are handled

WASHINGTON – The president’s proposed federal budget for fiscal year 2017 includes a provision to expand Medicare’s competitive bidding to new product categories.

Brightree seeks buyer?


ATLANTA – Brightree has retained William Blair & Co. to explore a sale of the company, according to VentureWire.

CMS pushes providers to ‘breaking point’


YARMOUTH, Maine – Some providers say they’re cutting back on offering certain products and services after CMS said it would pay them at reduced payment amounts for accessories used on Group 3 power wheelchairs.

Are online orders the way of future?


LAKE FOREST, Calif.– Apria recently launched an electronic order management system called ApriaLink to help it work smarter and more efficiently, but will referral sources use it?




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