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Apria settles with government

December 21, 2020HME News Staff

NEW YORK – The acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has announced a $40.5 million settlement with Apria Healthcare for alleged fraudulent billing practices for non-invasive ventilators.  The lawsuit alleges, among other claims, that Apria submitted false claims to federal health programs, including Medicare and Medicaid, seeking reimbursement for the rental of non-invasive vents to beneficiaries who were not using the NIVs.   Other claims in the...

Apria Healthcare, Fraudulent Billing, NIV, Non-invasive ventilators, settlment

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Audits: CMS makes concession to hospitals

September 5, 2014Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Could CMS's offer to hospitals to resolve certain appeals in exchange for timely partial payment be something the agency also extends to HME providers?Possibly, says Kim Brummett, senior director of regulatory affairs for AAHomecare, who has reached out to CMS to say, “Hey, what about us?”“We asked if this is a sign that we could do a settlement on the DME side, and they said, 'Absolutely,'” she said. “They need to see how this works. This is the easiest...

Appeals, Audits, Partial payment, settlment

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