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Invacare readies to submit final report to FDA


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare could be turning the corner on its “ongoing journey” to lift a consent decree with the Food and Drug Administration that has handicapped the company since late 2012.

Providers react to Hoveround audit

‘It could happen to any one of us’

YARMOUTH, Maine – Mobility providers aren’t surprised by the Office of Inspector General’s call for Hoveround to pay back the federal government $27 million, they say. 

AAH set to take HME Audit Key live


WASHINGTON – The HME Audit Key goes live in January, AAHomecare has announced.

Audit bill clears committee


WASHINGTON – The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday passed a bill to improve the Medicare audit and appeals process.

Connolly snags contract for DME-specific RAC


WASHINGTON – CMS has awarded a national contract to identify overpayments specifically for DME, home health and hospice to Connolly, the agency announced Dec. 30.

CMS to contractors: Wait until enforcement to audit


WASHINGTON – CMS has instructed its contractors not to retrospectively audit providers for compliance with the face-to-face requirement.

Final audit drags on at Invacare


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare is still very much in the throes of trying to complete a third and final audit to comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, based on an update given during a conference call last week.

Update: Third-party auditor delays Invacare’s progress

Company expects re-audit in February

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare has more work to do before it submits a final audit to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval.

Invacare clears second hurdle

Third and final audit will take longer than expected

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the second of three audits, allowing the company to resume design activities for power wheelchairs and electric beds at its corporate and Taylor Street facilities.

Invacare clears first FDA hurdle


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare announced May 13 that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first of three audits, allowing the company to resume certain production at its Taylor Street facility.