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In brief: CMS delays F2F rule again, Golden endorses Reverie

September 13, 2013HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - CMS had no choice but to delay—for the second time—enforcement of its face-to-face rule until sometime in 2014, say industry stakeholders. “We just haven't seen any further education,” said Kim Brummett, senior director of regulatory affairs for AAHomecare. In its Sept. 9 announcement, CMS said the delay is needed to give providers and healthcare practitioners time to establish necessary protocols to fully comply with the rule. The face-to-face requirement took...

A/R Allegiance Group, Budesonide, European Oxygen Market, Face to Face, FMCSA, Golden Technologies, Maddak, MedBill, Medicare, OIG, Permobil, Peter Budetti, Pride Mobility, ResMed, TiLite

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Integrity director Budetti leaving CMS

September 10, 2013HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - Peter Budetti, the first director of the CMS Center for Program Integrity (CPI), is retiring. His last day with CMS is Wednesday, Sept. 11. Elizabeth Handley will take over as acting director, Bloomberg reports. Administrator Marilyn Tavenner wrote, in an internal email, “Peter, with the support of a strong team, realigned the structure of program integrity in the agency and CPI took on the challenge of moving beyond pay-and-chase antifraud activities to preventing fraud before...

CMS, CPI, Elizabeth Handley, Marilyn Tavenner, Peter Budetti

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