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Fingerprints slow Medicare application process

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02/03/2015

WASHINGTON – There have been delays in processing new Medicare applications for DME providers due to CMS’s new fingerprinting initiative, the Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services (MAMES) reports.

In brief: Fingerprint checks under way, HME companies make Inc. list

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08/22/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS began requiring fingerprint-based background checks for certain providers on Aug. 6, according to an MLN Matters article.

Fingerprint checks under way

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08/22/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS began requiring fingerprint-based background checks for certain providers on Aug. 6, according to an MLN Matters article.

Fingerprinting: New opportunity for ‘mistakes and delays’

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04/18/2014

WASHINGTON – HME providers who want to do business with Medicare will have to navigate through another layer of bureaucracy starting some time this year.