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RAC notifies providers of reviews

August 21, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Performant, Medicare's RAC, has notified providers by letter that, per authorization from CMS, it will resume certain medical review activities, according to the van Halem Group.The notification says providers have an additional 30 days to submit discussion requests for review for result and initial findings letters dated Feb. 27, 2020, to March 27, 2020. It also advises providers to access the Provider Portal to review any claims pertaining to those dates.Performant most recently posted...

audits, beds, manual wheelchairs, RAC


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Vendors

Drive buys U.K. bed manufacturer

January 10, 2017HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare has already kicked off 2017 with an acquisition.The company announced Jan. 9 that it has acquired Sidhil Group, a U.K. manufacturer of hospital and long-term care beds, pressure prevention products and a range of aids to daily living for the homecare, acute care and long-term care markets in the U.K. and throughout Europe.“This acquisition will expand Drive's existing manufacturing capabilities in the U.K., while adding significant manufacturing...

beds, Drive DeVilbiss, M&A, U.K. market


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Guest Blog

RACS open to reason

April 3, 2013HME News Staff

Discussion leads to change to 'disruptive' automated audit in Jurisdiction C MiraVista, in collaboration with providers of Group 3 products, successfully initiated discussions with the Jurisdiction C RAC, Connolly Healthcare, to secure modifications to a disruptive automated review. The implications of the exercise should bring hope to all suppliers that auditing contractors can be rational and make responsive changes when merited. Providers of Group 3 air-fluidized beds in Jurisdiction C started...

audit, beds, Home Medical Equipment, RAC


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