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CareCentrix provides additional details on change

January 14, 2020HME News Staff

HARTFORD - CareCentrix requests that providers temporarily pause PAP equipment/supplies to patients with out-of-pocket balances more than 180 days old, until it sets up payment arrangements with those patients.CareCentrix says it will provide at least 60 days advance notice to providers and patients of these cases.“Should providers continue to render PAP services to these patients after their pause effective date, only then will claims payments be at risk,” the company said in a statement...

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Lawsuit charges Cigna with applying excessive co-pays

October 11, 2017HME News Staff

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. - Cigna allegedly developed and directed a fraudulent billing scheme that required benefit managers like CareCentrix to charge patients excessive co-pays, co-insurance or deductible payments for home care, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Connecticut on Oct. 6. The lawsuit was filed by a plan participant who alleges he paid almost 350% more than he should have for a disposable filter to treat sleep apnea, Bloomberg reports. The participant bought the filter from...

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Medtrade preview: Find a co-pay 'bad guy'

October 4, 2013Jennifer Keirn

ORLANDO, Fla. - Most people with private insurance expect to hear this question from their healthcare providers: “Do you have a co-pay?”But most Medicare and Medicaid patients expect the entire cost of their home health products to be covered, says Strategic AR's Gabe Buckner and Jennifer Leon, which makes chasing co-pays another burden on a provider's overworked billing staff.Buckner and Leon will share their suggestions for making co-pay collection easier and more effective at Medtrade....

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