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CGS announces reviews for back braces, test strips

August 13, 2020HME News Staff

ATLANTA - CGS has announced that the Jurisdiction B medical review department will begin complex post-pay service-specific reviews on back braces and test strips, according to the van Halem Group. Both reviews are the result of data analysis that indicates the allowed dollars for the two codes in Jurisdiction B are significantly above expected amounts. Each code also ranks high in the CERT Errors Top 15, with L0650 ranking No. 6 and A4253 No. 11, according to the van Halem Group. Based on earlier...

Braces, Glucose monitors

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MAC publishes prepay reviews for support surfaces, glucose monitors

February 13, 2014HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - The claim error rate for Group 2 pressure reducing support surfaces (E0277) was 74% between July 1, 2013, and Sept. 31, 2013, according to a prepay review by National Government Services (NGS), the DME MAC for Jurisdiction B. NGS reviewed 275 claims: 239 were denied and 36 were approved. It found that 21% of claims were denied due to no response to the additional documentation request letter�The claim error rate for glucose test strips (A4253) was 98.5% between Oct. 1, 2013, and...

CMS, Glucose monitors, National Government Services (NGS)

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