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Trickle-down effect: Tricare rates nosedive

‘We hope this will wake some people up,’ AAH’s Williard says
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08/26/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers were caught off-guard when Tricare, the healthcare program for uniformed services members and their families, began ratcheting down its reimbursement rates to below Medicare’s new reduced rates.

Tricare implements new breast pump policy

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06/11/2015

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Service members and their spouses will be able to receive free breastfeeding supplies, lactation services, and any manual, electric or hospital grade breast pump under a new policy.

Government announces $12M Medicare fraud settlement

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10/23/2013

NEW ORLEANS – Robert Shea and Mark Franz, owners of a pair of Kansas-based diabetic supply companies, will pay the government $7 million to settle allegations of fraud, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr., announced Oct. 22.

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