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OIG: Non-mail order makes up majority of DST claims

January 31, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Non-mail order claims for diabetes testing supplies made up 85% of the total Medicare market between April 1, 2019, and June 30, 2019, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General. Suppliers provided 25 brands of testing supplies to Medicare beneficiaries via non-mail order and 21 brands via mail order. The OIG sent documentation requests to 594 non-mail order suppliers and 18 mail-order suppliers to conduct its study. A rule outlined in the Medicare Improvements for...

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Mail-order changes a 'good first step'

March 9, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Requiring CMS to enforce its own rules for the mail-order diabetes program will help to preserve beneficiary choice, say stakeholders.“This certainly a good first step in trying to rectify a bad program,” said Kurt Anderson, director of advocacy for the American Association of Diabetes Educators. “There were some loopholes in the law that suppliers took advantage of.”The budget for the Department of Health and Human Services for fiscal year 2019 included two provisions....

American Association of Diabetes Educators, diabetic supplies, Mail-Order Diabetes Program

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