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PECOS preparation pays off, providers say

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01/24/2014

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 reports PECOS-related glitch

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01/16/2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A problem with ordering/referring physician data in the DME MAC claim system is affecting processing, as well as the data available in the myCGS web portal and the Jurisdiction C IVR, according to a bulletin from CGS.

In brief: PECOS edits kick in, Harrison speaks out

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01/03/2014

BALTIMORE – The PECOS edits are scheduled to go into effect today. Noridian Administrative Services, the DME MAC for Jurisdiction D, reminded providers in a Jan.

In brief: CMS puts finger on fraud, DME MACs remind docs about PECOS

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12/20/2013

WASHINGTON – Industry watchers expect CMS to select a contractor early next year to administer a new fingerprinting provision aimed at curbing fraud and abuse.

DME MACs remind physicians of PECOS rules

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12/20/2013

BALTIMORE – Beginning Jan. 6, CMS will withhold payments to providers who provide DMEPOS prescribed by physicians not enrolled in the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS), the four DME MACs reiterated in a letter to physicians this month.

Take PECOS seriously, stakeholders say

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11/08/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS has set a new start date for denying DME claims with the names of physicians who are not enrolled in PECOS and, this time, it may stick, industry stakeholders say.

CMS announces start date of PECOS edits

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11/07/2013

BALTIMORE – CMS will start editing DME claims to determine whether or not the ordering or referring physician has enrolled in the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS) on Jan. 6, 2014, according to a new bulletin.

CMS announces improvements to PECOS system

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07/25/2013

WASHIINGTON – Various improvements, including validation checks, have been implemented for the Internet-based PECOS system, according to a CMS announcement.

In brief: CMS delays PECOS edit, TSS employees sue

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04/26/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS is pushing back the start date for edits to the Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS).

CMS delays PECOS edit

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04/25/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS is pushing back the start date for edits to the Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS).

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