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May 9, 2013HME News Staff

Editor's note: This is an email that provider Patrick Naeger sent to the office of Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo, following the congressional hearing to review provider business practices and Medicare audits. McCaskill leads the Subcommittee on Financial & Contracting Oversight, which held the hearing. After watching the hearing yesterday I am a bit frustrated. Clearly, the one thing missing was the DME provider. While the hearing did not shed a good light on the industry, as a whole, it did bring...

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Medicare fraud: 'Much more needs to be done'

November 21, 2012HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers in the House of Representatives will hold a hearing Nov. 28 to “assess current anti-fraud measures employed by CMS and explore potential new approaches to address these substantial and ongoing threats.”The Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Health will hold the hearing at 10 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.The witnesses scheduled to testify at the hearing are:ē    Neville Pattinson, senior vice president of government affairs,...

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