WASHINGTON - Allowing HME providers to use their NPI numbers in the referring physician field represents a "claims processing vulnerability," according to a memo that the Office of Inspector General (OIG) sent to CMS this month.
Did you listen to CMS' Open Door Forum last week? I did.
Do you remember how CMS officials said they had added 220 NPIs to the PECOS enrollment records? And how callers questioned that tiny number? And how CMS officials stood by it?
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