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van Halem: 'Aggressive' UPICs take over

September 24, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA - It's time for HME providers to reacquaint themselves with the Unified Program Integrity Contractors, or UPICs, says Wayne van Halem. CMS announced plans to create this new program integrity contractor years ago, but after numerous protests and transitions, the UPICs are only now “fully operational,” says van Halem, president of The van Halem Group. Here's what he had to say about where the UPICs are looking first.HME News: Who are the UPICs?Wayne van Halem: There are three contractors...

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VGM, The van Halem Group merge

June 10, 2014HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - The VGM Group and The van Halem Group have merged, allowing the member services organization to offer “an array of mission-critical professional services” related to audits.“They are the recognized leader in the audit defense field and our members will benefit greatly from this association,” stated Van Miller, CEO and founder of VGM, in a press release.The van Halem Group is now a division of VGM. Its headquarters will remain in Atlanta, and Wayne van Halem...

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Also Noted

van Halem Group, OPGA form partnership

November 29, 2012HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - As part of a new partnership, the Orthotic and Prosthetic Group of America (OPGA) will now refer members who need help with audits, appeal cases, compliance and other issues related to fraud and abuse to the van Halem Group. “Never before has the orthotic and prosthetic industry been under such intense scrutiny,” stated Wayne van Halem, president of the Atlanta-based consulting firm, in a press release. The OPGA represents 1,200 locations.

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MEA, The van Halem Group to provide electronic reporting system

November 7, 2012HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Medical Electronic Attachment, a health care IT solutions company, and The van Halem Group, a consulting and auditing firm, have agreed to provide MEA's FastAttach, a solution for electronic submission of medical documentation, to DME providers, according to a press release. The solution will enable DME companies to electronically respond to additional documentation requests by Medicare Administrative Contractors and Recovery Audit Contractors through the esMD CONNECT gateway. “Empowering...

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