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AAFP hears back from CMS on diabetes supplies


WASHINGTON – The American Academy of Family Physicians has sent CMS a steady stream of letters outlining its concerns with the prescribing process for diabeti

CMS shifts gears on documentation requirements for CPAP accessories


WASHINGTON – CMS will now assume that medical necessity has been established for replacement of essential accessories for beneficiary-owned CPAP device and RAD.

Providers get relief from WOPD requirement


WASHINGTON – The DME MACs have clarified that a provider

PMDRX adds orthotic component


GLENDALE, Ariz. – PMDRX has launched a new orthotic bracing exam and documentation component for prescribing practitioners to help them determine patient medical necessity for off-the-shelf orthotic bracing.

PMDRX gets representation


GLENDALE, Ariz. – PMDRX has signed an exclusive territorial marketing agreement with MSL Associates in Tampa, Fla. MSL, a marketing, sales and logistics company, has representation in 21 states and Puerto Rico.

Inogen reports delayed earnings


GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen reported earnings for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014, and for the full year this week, more than one month late.

NASDAQ puts Inogen on notice


GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen has received a notice from the NASDAQ stating it’s not in compliance with a rule requiring timely filing of periodic financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Documentation issue holds up Inogen’s earnings


GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen has delayed the filing of its annual report for a second time, saying an investigation into its accounting is still not complete, the company announced in an April 14 press release.

Here is the real story about audits


Editor’s note: The following is a letter to the editor from Van Miller that appeared in the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier in July.

CMS applies ‘logic’ to documentation requirements for repairs

'It's a home run; it's not a grand slam'

WASHINGTON – In the face of mounting pressure from industry stakeholders and advocacy groups, CMS has changed its tune about documentation requirements for wheelchair repairs.