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CMS updates DMEPOS payments

December 1, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS today announced a 9.1% increase for competitively bid DMEPOS items in non-competitive bidding areas and a 6.4% increase for bid items in former CBAs for calendar year 2023, AAHomecare reports.  Non-bid items will receive an 8.7% increase.  Typically, the CPI-U increases for DME have been 1%-3%. Last year, the inflation adjustment was 5% in former CBAs and 5.4% non-CBAs.  “These increases will help DME suppliers who have been dealing with rising...

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Integrity director Budetti leaving CMS

September 10, 2013HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - Peter Budetti, the first director of the CMS Center for Program Integrity (CPI), is retiring. His last day with CMS is Wednesday, Sept. 11. Elizabeth Handley will take over as acting director, Bloomberg reports. Administrator Marilyn Tavenner wrote, in an internal email, “Peter, with the support of a strong team, realigned the structure of program integrity in the agency and CPI took on the challenge of moving beyond pay-and-chase antifraud activities to preventing fraud before...

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