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OIG sticks to script on Medicaid pricing

April 13, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Office of Inspector General has reiterated its recommendation that CMS match Medicaid reimbursement rates for HME to Medicare rates.The recommendation, published this week in the OIG's April 2016 “Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations,” suggests that CMS seek legislative authority to limit Medicaid reimbursement rates for DMEPOS to Medicare rates and further reduce those rates through competitive bidding or manufacturer rebates.Lowered reimbursement rates could...

Compendium, Office of inspector general

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