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New reports: Home infusion drugs, Medicaid overpayments

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02/22/2013

WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recommends in a new study that CMS change the way it pays for home infusion drugs.

OIG to CMS: Millions in overpayments remain uncollected

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02/21/2013

WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recommends in a new report that CMS collect the more than $225.6 million in Medicaid overpayments that is due the federal government.

Will CMS add home infusion drugs to bid program?

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02/21/2013

WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recommends in a new study that CMS change the way it pays for home infusion drugs.

Neighborhood Diabetes passes test

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02/05/2013

WOBURN, Mass. – For calendar year 2010, Neighborhood Diabetes submitted claims for testing supplies without the KL modifier in accordance with Medicare billing requirements, according to a review conducted by the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

Getting audited? Speak up

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02/01/2013

WATERLOO, Iowa – Like so many other segments of the HME industry, orthotists and prosthetists are getting hammered by audits.

Senators 'concerned' about overpayments to Scooter Store

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01/10/2013

WASHINGTON – A pair of U.S. senators have some hard questions for CMS regarding overpayments to The Scooter Store.

Among them: Does CMS plan to recoup more of what it’s owed by the power wheelchair provider?

OIG: Premier submitted 'unsupported' claims for prosthetics

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01/08/2013

WASHINGTON – Of 100 sampled claims for lower limb prosthetics submitted by Premier Prosthetics and Orthotics, a provider based in Creve Coeur, Mo., 43 claims were either not supported or only partially supported, according to the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

American Sleep Medicine settles fraud allegations

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01/04/2013

WASHINGTON – American Sleep Medicine, based in Jacksonville, Fla., has agreed to pay $15.3 million to resolve allegations that it improperly billed Medicare and two other organizations for sleep diagnostic services that were not eligible for payment, according to a press

OIG: Very little physician solicitation due to bid program

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12/26/2012

WASHINGTON – The drastic reimbursement cuts that went into effect as part of Round 1 of competitive bidding haven’t caused HME providers to solicit physicians to prescribe a different brand or mode of delivery, according to a new government study.

In brief: OIG rehashes HME recommendations, ResMed mulls move

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12/07/2012

In brief: OIG rehashes HME recommendations, ResMed mulls move

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