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AAH moves past anecdotes in audit fight

June 27, 2014Leah Hoenen

WASHINGTON - It's no secret that audits are out of control, but without data it's hard to build a case. That's the problem AAHomecare hopes to help the industry fix with its HME Audit Key.“We're trying to make a stand that it's over the top, but we don't have any numbers to back that up,” said Kim Brummett, vice president of regulatory affairs for the association. “If we don't have any numbers that we can share, at the end of the day, it's all anecdotal stuff.”With HME Audit...

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Audit Task Force: Be ready for 'anything they throw at us'

September 20, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare's newly resurrected Audit Task Force has developed a multi-pronged approach to fighting audits.“Our industry is not seeing any audit relief,” said Jeff Mastej, director of compliance, audits and reimbursement for Wright & Filippis, and a member of the task force. “The goal is to work toward Medicare audit contractor reform relating to audits and coverage policies.”The task force represents “a broad cross-section of association members,”...

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