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Providers to contractors: 'Get it right' the first time

May 16, 2014Leah Hoenen

YARMOUTH, Maine - HME providers say they've had some luck getting Medicare contractors to reopen and overturn denials, but it's not always easy.The vast majority (96%) of the 49 respondents to a recent HME Newspoll said they have made attempts to get Medicare contractors to reopen claims denied for technical reasons. Sixty percent said they succeeded and, of those, 80% said their denials were, ultimately, overturned.“We have had as many as 16 claims processed incorrectly as recent as April,”...

Audits, NewsPoll, Overturn, Reopening

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