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Are you covered?

March 6, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - The recent data breach at Anthem should have HME providers assessing the security of their own data, especially patient health records, industry stakeholders say.“Any time you have a disaster or a loss, it gets people talking and thinking,” said Tim Able, director of sales and marketing for Akron, Ohio-based SeibertKeck Insurance. “Anthem has billions in resources and they couldn't stop this.”In February, the insurance giant announced that as many as 80 million...

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Expect more aggressive audits

December 1, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ATLANTA - Medicare has gone from pay-and-chase to not letting the money out, says healthcare attorney Denise Leard.The result is more—and meaner—audits, she said during a session at Medtrade in October.Everything starts with the CERTs, she said. It's their job to ensure Medicare is paying claims appropriately.“If they see a trend, then all of a sudden the ZPICs are looking,” said Leard, who works for Brown & Fortunato. “It's very important to do a good job of responding...

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