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OIG to review competitive bidding program

November 10, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Office of Inspector General has released its work plan for 2017, including post-award audits to assess CMS's competitive bidding program.The OIG will review the process CMS used to conduct competitive bidding and to make subsequent pricing determinations for certain medical equipment items and services in selected bid areas under Rounds 1 and 2 of the program. It will also determine the effects of the competitive bidding on Medicare beneficiaries' access to certain types of DMEPOS...

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OIG outlines work plan

February 7, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has several new HME-related projects in the works for 2014, including a review of the reasonableness of the Medicare fee schedule.In its recently released 2014 Work Plan, the OIG says it will review the reasonableness of the Medicare fee schedule for certain HME, including commode chairs, folding walkers and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators. It will compare what Medicare pays for those items with what non-Medicare payers, such as private...

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OIG outlines work plan

February 4, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has several new HME-related projects in the works for 2014, including a review of the reasonableness of the Medicare fee schedule.In its recently released 2014 Work Plan, the OIG says it will review the reasonableness of the Medicare fee schedule for certain HME, including commode chairs, folding walkers and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators. It will compare what Medicare pays for those items with what non-Medicare payers, such as private...

Medicare payments, OIG, Requirements, review, work plan


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