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CMS gets contractors to relent on technical errors

May 2, 2014Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - HME industry stakeholders are seeing their first real sign of relief in the fight against audits.As a result of discussions with the Jurisdiction D DME Advisory Council (DAC), CMS has reminded its contractors that their “scope of services” includes reopening cases where claims have been denied due to technical reasons. That has opened the door for council members Peggy Walker and Mary Stoner to get more than 70% of the denied claims they submitted for reopening overturned.“This...

Advisory Council, Audits, Overturn, Reopenings

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