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In brief: Arriva Medical appeals revocation, VGM names new CFO

December 30, 2016HME News Staff

WALTHAM, Mass. - The parent company of Arriva Medical, a contract supplier under Medicare's national mail-order program for diabetes testing supplies, has filed an appeal with the administrative law judge seeking to reinstate its billing status.Arriva Medical expects the ALJ to hear its appeal within 30 days and issues a decision in three months, it stated in a Dec. 28 update on its website.“We believe the recent action by CMS to remove Arriva from CMS billing is unlawful, arbitrary and capricious,...

Arriva Medical, Diabetes Supplies, Medicare billing, New CFO, VGM

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A sad day for patients

October 25, 2013Letter to the Editor

Since 2013, we have been experiencing difficulty in getting power wheelchairs approved by Medicare. A doctor drawing a “single line” not a “double line” through a correction is one example as to why we got a denial. My jaw dropped.I now have a patient who we finally got approved after several attempts since February 2013. Corrections to the paperwork (the usual) for the pre-approval from Noridian was sent to us on April 4.The power wheelchair...

Medicare billing, Power wheelchairs

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NSC update: 'Hopefully, the worst is over'

April 26, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

I heard from a couple of different providers on March 31 who had just gotten their Medicare billing numbers reinstated—one called on the phone, the other posted a comment on “Theresa, do you remember me?” asked the caller. “I just got my number reinstated, but only to March 27. What about all those other months of rental on my equipment?” That provider's lawmaker had written a letter on his behalf and within two weeks he had his number back, although...

Medicare billing, National Supplier Clearinghouse

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