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Rep. Blackburn introduces prior auth legislation

May 17, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., has introduced legislation that would require prior authorization for certain high priced HME, AAHomecare reported this morning.H.R. 2445, the DMEPOS Access and Transparency Act of 2017 or DATA Act, would also exempt claims that have been approved through the prior authorization process from pre- and post-payment audits.“This legislation will help stem the tide of Medicare audits that delay payments for providers and also tie up significant resources...

Audits, Legislation, Prior authorization, Rep. Blackburn


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