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Study details increased Part A costs due to bid program

July 31, 2018HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - The VGM Group has added a study that shows the cost shift that is happening as a result of reduced access to DME for Medicare beneficiaries to its lobbying toolbox. The VGM-sponsored study by Leitten Consulting shows that: Fall-related injuries due to failure to provide needed mobility equipment results in a cost shift of between $4,705 and $5,029; COPD-related exacerbations due to failure to provide supplemental oxygen therapy results in a cost shift of about $14,350;...

Access, Bid Program, Cost Shifting, Leitten, VGM Group

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