WASHINGTON – Health Net Federal Services, the Tricare contractor for the north region, agrees that a provision in the 21st Century Cures Act impacts its payments for home medical equipment, according to AAHomecare.
WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are looking into whether or not other payers should have to follow Medicare’s lead and retroactively delay reimbursement cuts that went into effect in rural areas on July 1.
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.
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.
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.
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