TITLE

CMS Turns Up the Heat

AUTHOR(S)
van Halem, Wayne H.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
HomeCare Magazine;Apr2010, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers strategies and tips for home medical equipment (HME) companies on how to prepare for a Medicare audit in the U.S. It states that the first thing to do is to establish internal policies and procedures which are relative to compliance issues. It mentions that by doing so, HME firms can protect themselves as well as their employees and facilities. It also notes the risk areas for health care providers including duplicate billing, improper use of modifiers and capped rentals.
ACCESSION #
50301996

 

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