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Opinion greenlights post-discharge services


WASHINGTON – An advisory opinion from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) provides a framework for how HME providers can offer services to reduce hospital readmissions without violating the anti-kickback statute.

Medicare tweaks documentation process


WASHINGTON – Three recent changes to the Program Integrity Manual could give providers some relief from common documentation woes, say industry attorneys.

At the top of the list: a clarification of CMS’s policy on templates.