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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...

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Comparative billing report on CPAP due this month

January 16, 2014HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - eGlobeTech will provide comparative billing reports (CBR) on CPAP devices and accessories to providers in mid-January as part of a contract with CMS. The reports will feature tables, graphs and an explanation of findings comparing billing and payment patterns in states across the nation, according to a bulletin from CMS. The reports will offer only summary billing information to protect privacy.

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