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In brief: CMS reports glitch, OIG reports overpayments

January 17, 2014HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A problem with ordering/referring physician data in the DME MAC claim system is affecting processing, as well as the data available in the myCGS web portal and the Jurisdiction C IVR, according to a bulletin from CGS. CMS and DME MAC system maintenance contractors are researching the issue. CGS says it will provide more information when it becomes available. CMS on Jan. 6 started denying claims with the names of physicians who are not enrolled in PECOS.Medicare overpays for...

American Association of Diabetes Educators, BioScrip, CareFusion, Claim System, community pharmacies, comparative billing, Convaid, cpap, diabetes testing supplies, DME MAC


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CareFusion to pay $40.1M for kickback scheme

January 13, 2014HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - CareFusion will pay the government $40.1 million to settle, without liability, government allegations that it paid kickbacks and promoted products for uses not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a Jan. 9 release. The government charged that CareFusion paid $11.6 million to Dr. Charles Denham, then co-chairman of the Safe Practices Committee at the National Quality Forum, to recommend and promote ChloraPrep products, encouraging providers to purchase...

CareFusion, Charles Denham, settlement


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CareFusion pays $41M to resolve allegations

April 30, 2013HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - CareFusion, a manufacturer of home infusion pumps and respiratory products, has reached an agreement in principle to pay $41 million to the government to resolve an investigation related to prior sales and marketing practices and its relationships with healthcare professionals, according to a press release. The company will record the charge in the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 to establish a reserve for this amount. In connection with these matters, CareFusion has entered into a...

AssuraMed, Cardinal Health, CareFusion, cpap, hme, home infusion therapy, respiratory supplies


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