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CAMPS seeks input on managed care transition

April 12, 2022HME News Staff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Association of Medical Product Suppliers (CAMPS) and the University of California, San Francisco, have launched a survey to collect provider experiences on the state’s transition to a Medi-Cal Managed Care Plan for California Children’s Services (CCS). Anonymous results from the survey, which should only take three to five minutes to complete, will be shared with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). In 2018, DHCS instituted...

California Association of Medical Product Suppliers, Medi-Cal, Medicaid Managed Care


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Florida providers push hard to safeguard Medicaid

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Florida providers push hard to safeguard Medicaid

February 4, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Providers in Florida believe new legislation aimed at improving the state’s Medicaid managed care program will provide much-needed stability in a state that has had a troubled relationship with the program in the past.  Introduced in January, House Bill 1165 and Senate Bill 1540 would require payers to reimburse providers at 100% of the state’s fee schedule for durable medical equipment and complex rehab technology.   “The cost of goods,...

FAHCS, Florida, Home Medical Equipment, MCOs, Medicaid Managed Care


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In brief: Recalled devices, vaccine mandates, Medicaid managed care

December 22, 2021HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – Philips advised HME providers in a Dec. 15 letter to return to the company any recalled DreamStation 1 devices that patients return to them.  As part of litigation stemming from Philips’ voluntary recall of the devices, a Nov. 10 court order “identifies the various types of evidence that must be preserved and requires parties and nonparties, including (HME providers), to preserve such evidence” and a Nov. 19 court order “permits...

Medicaid Managed Care, Philips Recall, vaccine mandate


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OIG: States not reporting accurate managed care data 

March 31, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Most states did not provide complete or accurate payment data on managed care payments to the CMS Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS), which provides oversight of the Medicaid program, according to a recent report from the Office of Inspector General.  The data include the amounts paid, billed and allowed for every service provided to Medicaid enrollees, including those services provided through managed care, the primary delivery system for...

Medicaid Managed Care, T-MSIS


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GAO: MCOs need more oversight

June 7, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS should take steps to mitigate program risks in managed care, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.About 0.3% of the $171 billion that Medicaid paid managed care organizations for 2017 was improper, the GAO found.CMS's estimate of improper payments for managed care has limitations that are not mitigated by current oversight efforts, the GAO says. One component of the Payment Error Rate Measurement measures the accuracy of capitated payments made to MCOs....

Medicaid Managed Care


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