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AAHomecare, AASM meet on CPAP documentation issues

March 22, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CHICAGO - There's definite room for improvement when it comes to communication between physicians and providers, stakeholders say.In February, AAHomecare met with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) to discuss ways in which the two groups could work together to ensure Medicare documentation requirements for sleep therapy are understood and are being met.“We believe, based on the current system where we rely heavily on the doctor's ability to document medical necessity, we need to...

aahomecare, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, CPAP documentation, Sleep Apnea


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On the Editor's Desk

The year in HME News stories

December 14, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

It will surprise none of our readers that stories on competitive bidding were the 1st and 2nd most viewed stories on HME News' website in 2010: “CMS releases names of winning bidders,” with 7,734 views; and “CMS announces winning bid amounts,” with 7,012 views. What was surprising to me initially: That our readers seemed to be a little bit more interested in the names of the winning bidders than the winning bid amounts. This probably has less to do with the lack of interest...

competitive bidding, CPAP documentation, Fraud, On The Editor's Desk, PECOS, top 10


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