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In brief: CMS puts finger on fraud, DME MACs remind docs about PECOS

December 20, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Industry watchers expect CMS to select a contractor early next year to administer a new fingerprinting provision aimed at curbing fraud and abuse. An RFP seeking a contactor to handle the process has a submission deadline of Dec. 23 and an award date of late February, according to AAHomecare. The provision mandates that “high-risk” providers submit fingerprints for a background check through the FBI's database. Those who will be subjected to the rule include newly enrolling...

101 mobility, CareTouch, Christian Kiely, CMS, Competitive Bidding, Convaid, COPD, Daniel Starck, DMEPOS Fee Schedule, FAA, Fingerprint Provision, Mail-order pharmacies, Numotion, OxySure Systems, Paul Tobin, PECOS, PHM, Sigvaris, Sleep Apnea, The VGM Group


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On the Move

What we're up against

April 19, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

When Paul Tobin gave the keynote speech at CELA yesterday, he wanted the audience to know what they'd be up against on the Hill today—deep-seated attitudes about disability that most people don't even know they have. The same attitude that makes people shout at blind people or treat anyone in a wheelchair as mentally disabled began with Plato, he said. The renowned philosopher said people with disabilities should be “put away in an unknown place.” That exclusion continued...

CELA, Complex Rehab, Disability, Paul Tobin


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