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CareCentrix puts hold on suspension

March 25, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CareCentrix has informed AAHomecare that it will delay its policy of withholding payments to providers for PAP supply patients with copay balances of more than 180 days. “CareCentrix has informed AAHomecare that they have made the decision to delay the suspension of services due to COVID-19 pandemic to the end of May, and will be monitoring the situation very closely and will delay further if necessary,” the association stated. Earlier this year, CareCentrix began requesting...

Accounts Receivable (A/R), CareCentrix, Co-Pay, CPAP Supplies

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CareCentrix provides additional details on change

January 14, 2020HME News Staff

HARTFORD - CareCentrix requests that providers temporarily pause PAP equipment/supplies to patients with out-of-pocket balances more than 180 days old, until it sets up payment arrangements with those patients. CareCentrix says it will provide at least 60 days advance notice to providers and patients of these cases. “Should providers continue to render PAP services to these patients after their pause effective date, only then will claims payments be at risk,” the company said in...

CareCentrix, Co-Pay, CPAP

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Lawsuit charges Cigna with applying excessive co-pays

October 11, 2017HME News Staff

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. - Cigna allegedly developed and directed a fraudulent billing scheme that required benefit managers like CareCentrix to charge patients excessive co-pays, co-insurance or deductible payments for home care, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Connecticut on Oct. 6. The lawsuit was filed by a plan participant who alleges he paid almost 350% more than he should have for a disposable filter to treat sleep apnea, Bloomberg reports. The participant bought the filter from...

CareCentrix, Cigna, Co-Pay, Sleep Apnea

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Medtrade preview: Find a co-pay 'bad guy'

October 4, 2013Jennifer Keirn

ORLANDO, Fla. - Most people with private insurance expect to hear this question from their healthcare providers: “Do you have a co-pay?”But most Medicare and Medicaid patients expect the entire cost of their home health products to be covered, says Strategic AR's Gabe Buckner and Jennifer Leon, which makes chasing co-pays another burden on a provider's overworked billing staff.Buckner and Leon will share their suggestions for making co-pay collection easier and more effective at Medtrade....

Co-Pay, patient collections

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Collecting co-pays: Providers learn not to give away the store

September 26, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Money has often been a dirty word in health care, but in an environment where every dollar counts, providers say collecting co-pays and other payments is a must. "We make sure patients understand completely from the day we deliver the equipment that they have some financial responsibility," said Carolyn Sluiter, president of Freeport Home Medical Equipment, in Freeport, Ill. "Otherwise, they become angry and they don't want to pay, or they didn't think they had to." Providers are learning...


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