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Stakeholders key up for small legislative window


WASHINGTON – It’s game time for the HME industry, with stakeholders expecting a bill to “fix” the nationwide expansion of bid pricing to drop in the next few weeks.

Stakeholders wait on bill as appeals backlog grows


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders say, despite slow progress, the reintroduction of an audit reform bill is still a “high priority.”

They had hoped to see Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., drop the bill this spring.

Audit bill gets mark up in Senate


WASHINGTON – The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday will mark up a proposed bill to improve the Medicare audit and appeals process.

New audit website serves as ‘rallying point’


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has launched to serve as one-stop shop for audit reform, the association announced this week.

Bill caps off weeklong, full-court press on audits


WASHINGTON – Reps. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., and John Barrow, D-Ga., introduced a bill on Friday afternoon to reform Medicare’s audit program for HME.