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History repeating itself

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Monday, November 4, 2013

The announcement of the Round 2 contract winners earlier this year was quickly followed by the realization that many of those contracts went to companies that, for various reasons, did not meet state licensure requirements—something that should have been part of the process in awarding said contr

History repeating itself

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Monday, November 4, 2013

The announcement of the Round 2 contract winners earlier this year was quickly followed by the realization that many of those contracts went to companies that, for various reasons, did not meet state licensure requirements—something that should have been part of the process in awarding said contr

Two-thirds of O&P payments go to unlicensed providers, report says

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09/17/2013

WASHINGTON – When it comes to improper payments for orthotics and prosthetic (O&P) services, CMS is going after the wrong guy, according to a new report.

OIG agrees to review bid program

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08/28/2013

WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General (OIG) said this week that it plans to review problems with Medicare’s competitive bidding program.

The review is in response to a request from Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Bruce Braley, D-Iowa.

CMS disqualifies contract suppliers in Tennessee

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06/18/2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – CMS has disqualified about one-third of the contract suppliers that planned to serve Medicare beneficiaries in Tennessee as part of competitive bidding because they don’t meet state licensure requirements, according to the Tennessean.

Number of unlicensed contract suppliers tops 100 in Maryland

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06/05/2013

BALTIMORE – Add Maryland to the growing list of states where there are confirmed reports of Round 2 contract suppliers that don’t meet licensure requirements.

Texas: Pedorthists push for licensure

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09/26/2010

AUSTIN, Texas - A group of pedorthists met with the Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics in August to press for licensure.

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