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CareCentrix puts hold on suspension

March 25, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CareCentrix has informed AAHomecare that it will delay its policy of withholding payments to providers for PAP supply patients with copay balances of more than 180 days. “CareCentrix has informed AAHomecare that they have made the decision to delay the suspension of services due to COVID-19 pandemic to the end of May, and will be monitoring the situation very closely and will delay further if necessary,” the association stated. Earlier this year, CareCentrix began requesting...

CareCentrix, copay balances, PAP supplies


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OIG to review PAP supplies, PMD repairs

October 18, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Office of Inspector General has updated its Work Plan to include new reviews for PAP replacement supplies and power mobility device repairs. Medicare paid approximately $945.8 million for replacement supplies in 2017 and 2018, but OIG has previously found that most claims did not comply with Medicare requirements. For supplies and accessories used periodically, orders must specify the type of supplies needed, the frequency of use, if applicable, and the quantity to be dispensed,...

PAP supplies, PMD repairs, power mobility


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In brief: US joins lawsuit against Arriva, SMRC targets PAP supplies

February 22, 2019HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The U.S. Justice Department has joined in a lawsuit that alleges Arriva Medical offered Medicare beneficiaries “free upgrades” of glucometers.The lawsuit, filed under the False Claims Act, also alleges that Arriva and its parent company, Alere, submitted false claims for medically unnecessary glucometers, and paid kickbacks to beneficiaries in the form of free glucometers and co-pay waivers.Additionally, it alleges Arriva made no meaningful effort to collect co-pays...

aahomecare, Arriva Medical, PAP supplies, SMRC


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