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OIG rips on HME documentation

January 28, 2010HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - About 50% of the time, the KX modifier does not ensure that HME providers have the required supporting documentation on file, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG). The OIG examined 100 claims with the KX modifier from 2006 totaling $8,809. It found that providers didn't have the required documentation on file for 54 claims totaling $4,574. "Based on our sample, we estimated that Palmetto GBA (the DMERC for Jurisdiction C at the time) paid approximately...

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