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Noridian publishes review results

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07/07/2015

FARGO, N.D. – Noridian Healthcare Solutions, the Jurisdiction D DME MAC, has published the results of prepayment reviews for a number of products. Oxygen (E1390) had a potential improper payment rate of 31% from March 2015 through May 2015.

DME MAC launches manual wheelchair review

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12/24/2014

INDIANAPOLIS – So far, few providers in Jurisdiction B seem to be affected by a recent prepayment review for manual wheelchair bases, including adult tilt-in-space models (E1161).

In brief: Fingerprint checks under way, HME companies make Inc. list

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08/22/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS began requiring fingerprint-based background checks for certain providers on Aug. 6, according to an MLN Matters article.

RACs are back

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08/08/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS announced last week that the recovery audit contractors (RACs) will restart some of their reviews, but industry stakeholders don’t expect any curveballs.

Certain RAC reviews to resume

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08/06/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS has announced that the current recovery audit contractors (RACs) will restart some of their reviews.

This sounds like it would be good news for providers, but I am suspicious

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Friday, January 7, 2011

Although error rates remain high for standard power wheelchair claims, a CMS contractor announced on Dec. 29 that it plans to discontinue its review due to upcoming changes in payment for K0823.