WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives has followed the Senate and introduced a bill last week that would increase Medicare reimbursement for ventilators by 20% on Jan. 1, 2017.
WASHINGTON – A nationwide sweep led by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force has resulted in charges against 243 individuals, including 46 doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals.
I like the heat CMS and its contractors are getting for their audit activities as of late. The lead for this story in Bloomberg Businessweek, based on a recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), pretty much says it all:
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