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.
I just came across yet another article on Medicare fraud. The story lead off with—wait for it—a fake DME provider in Miami.
An article by Mark Potter on MSNBC.com reads:
I spent this morning reviewing a bunch of HME News TV interviews that we shot at Medtrade last month. (We run the video on www.hmenews.com and post a new interview each Wednesday.)
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