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In brief: 'Unreasonable' audits crippling providers, SGD bill passes

July 24, 2015HME News Staff

BOZEMAN, Mont. - The impact of audits and competitive bidding on rural providers was on the agenda at a roundtable held by the Small Business Administration last week.HME providers and other stakeholders attended the roundtable discussion on Regulatory Enforcement Fairness and hosted by Brian Castro, SBA national ombudsman.“These unreasonable and excessive audits from CMS are crippling to durable medical equipment providers in Montana,” said Andrew Jeske, CEO of American Seating & Mobility...

MK Battery, SBA hearing, SGD devices

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SGD bill passed

July 22, 2015HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Steve Gleason Act is headed for the president's signature. The bill, passed July 15, was signed off by Speaker John Boehner July 21. It protects access to medically necessary speech generating devices by making the devices purchase items instead of capped rental items, and clarify statutory language to ensure coverage of eye-tracking technology for beneficiaries who need it to operate their devices.

SGD devices, Steve Gleason Act

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