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CareCentrix's Sofiane offers details on PAP policy

February 25, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CareCentrix recently implemented a new policy in an effort to reduce the number of PAP patients with past due balances of more than 180 days. Hailey Sofiane, senior vice president of operations, performance optimization, recently provided some clarification on the new policy in an email to HME News.HME NEWS: Why was this policy necessary to put into place?Hailey Sofiane: Occasionally, CareCentrix does not receive payment (or a method of payment) for services or supplies delivered by our provider...

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CareCentrix provides additional details on change

January 14, 2020HME News Staff

HARTFORD - CareCentrix requests that providers temporarily pause PAP equipment/supplies to patients with out-of-pocket balances more than 180 days old, until it sets up payment arrangements with those patients.CareCentrix says it will provide at least 60 days advance notice to providers and patients of these cases.“Should providers continue to render PAP services to these patients after their pause effective date, only then will claims payments be at risk,” the company said in a statement...

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CMS adds templates for RADs, PAPs and vents

April 20, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - CMS unveiled the first drafts of clinical templates for respiratory-related items at a Special Open Door Forum April 19.The templates, as well as suggested clinical data elements, are for respiratory assist devices (order, face-to-face encounter and lab results); positive airway pressure devices (order and face-to-face encounter); and ventilators (order and face-to-face encounter).The templates, which are strictly voluntary, are designed to assist providers with medical documentation...

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Briefs

May 24, 2010HME News Staff

CPAP task force to develop strategy ARLINGTON, Va. - AAHomecare's HME/RT Council has created a CPAP task force to look at ways to improve Medicare policy. On the agenda: policy requirements for coverage beyond the first three months of therapy; documentation and compliance requirements; and the use of advance beneficiary notices. The task force will also examine changes that went into effect April 1 that require four specific criteria to be met when the patient changes from a CPAP to a bi-level...

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