PHOENIX – Summer arrived last week in full force, with scorching temperatures across parts of the Southwest, but HME providers and their patients were taking it in stride.
YARMOUTH, Maine – Mobile apps could help COPD patients better manage their symptoms—if they’re done right, say HME providers.
WASHINGTON – Providers don’t know what to make of CMS’s plan to implement bundled payments for CPAP, but say they doubt it’s a good thing.
YARMOUTH, Maine – Caught between a rock and a hard place, HME providers are asking other providers to purchase their businesses.
WASHINGTON – CMS on Jan. 6 officially began denying claims with the names of physicians not enrolled in PECOS, and providers say so far, so good.
CMS has been confusing in everything it's said about PECOS, but this latest press release from the agency seems like good news for HME providers.
Here's the release that CMS posted to its Web site yesterday:
CMS TO REVIEW PECOS ENROLLMENT PROCESS
Over the past week, we've written two stories on PECOS and a blog, and while I hate to beat a dead horse, this PECOS stuff is important.
When it comes to PECOS, the bureaucrats at CMS ought to be ashamed of themselves, especially Jim Bossenmeyer.
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