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GAO sides with C2C on QIC contract

August 24, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Government Accountability Office agrees that CMS failed to properly assess “potential organizational conflict” when the agency awarded Maximus the DMEPOS QIC contract. The GAO's decision* comes after C2C Solutions, the current QIC contractor, protested the award. The GAO's decision sustains C2C's protest. “Protest that the agency failed to evaluate a potential impaired objectivity organizational conflict of interest is sustained where the awardee's wholly-owned...

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Rotech notified of security breach…

August 19, 2016HME News Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. - Rotech Healthcare may have experienced a security breach that could potentially affect the personal health information of 957 individuals. The provider received a police report on June 13 that paper patient records had been recovered from an unauthorized individual, according to news reports. The records include names, Social Security numbers, patient numbers, addresses and more. Rotech says it did not receive copies of the stolen information until July 11, when the U.S. Secret Service...

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GAO clears way for Connolly

April 9, 2015HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS will likely move forward with Connolly as its contractor for the new national RAC for DMEPOS, home health and hospice, according to industry consultant Andrea Stark.In its bid protest docket, the Government Accountability Office lists two protests filed by Performant Recovery on Jan. 6 and Feb.17 as dismissed. This means the protests had a technical or procedural flaw, such as timeliness or jurisdiction, or the agency has taken corrective action that addresses the protests, according...

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New Hampshire: Medicaid springs rate cut on providers

April 26, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CONCORD, N.H. - If only it was an April Fools' joke. Providers here learned in late March that the state would slash Medicaid rates about 20% on most HME products beginning April 1. Even worse, providers weren't notified of the change, and didn't even have a list of affected codes until April 2, said Tamme Dustin, director and CFO of Herron & Smith in Hooksett. “I was Googling the state like I periodically do and there was a 2-inch legal notice in a local paper,” she said. “There...

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