WASHINGTON – Stakeholders say they’ll stay vigilant, but the president’s proposed plan to include all orthotics and prosthetics as part of Medicare’s competitive bidding program shouldn’t cause panic.
Lincareis once again a member of AAHomecare after failing to renew its membership in 2008 …Golden Technologies has named Carrie Ernest as its new marketin
WASHINGTON – ICD-10 went into effect Oct. 1, but it will be several days, if not a month, before the impact of the new code system sets in.
Brightree’s electronic health record solution for home health and hospice has been selected by Merida Health Care Group.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has expanded an agreement to offer PERS devices.
WASHINGTON – Lawmakers recently sent a letter to CMS demanding the agency enforce long-established O&P licensure and certification requirements.
WASHINGTON – Lawmakers in the House of Representatives and Senate introduced bills last week that seek to apply accreditation and licensure requirements to O&P providers who bill Medicare.
WASHINGTON – The years-long delay in the appeals process at the administrative law judge level is costly for both providers and CMS, says a new report.
WASHINGTON – Stakeholders have sounded off on a CMS proposal that would prohibit certified orthotic fitters (COFs) from providing custom orthotics to Medicare beneficiaries.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Saying it had run out of options, the American Orthotics and Prosthetics Association (AOPA) in May sued CMS over its auditing practices.
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