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Face-to-face rule moves to Medicaid


WASHINGTON – CMS this week published final regulations for implementing a face-to-face rule for Medicaid.

Welcome to our world, hospitals

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Open Door Forum yesterday was pretty much all hospice, all the time (Oasis, payment rates, cost report, cap survey), so you won’t be seeing a story about it in HME News.

President’s budget reins in DME spending


WASHINGTON – President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget includes proposals to limit Medicaid spending on DME and to ramp up Medicare fraud efforts.

Reporter’s notebook: New year, three goals


YARMOUTH, Maine – What resolutions do industry consultants have for HME providers for the new year?

Eliminate re-work like it’s your job

In brief: CMS delays F2F rule again, Golden endorses Reverie


BALTIMORE – CMS had no choice but to delay—for the second time—enforcement of its face-to-face rule until sometime in 2014, say industry stakeholders. “We just haven’t seen any further education,*” said Kim Brummett, senior director of regulatory affairs for AAHomecare.