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An HME provider's last words

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Below is a letter to the editor that I received from West Coast provider Dennis Kline. While there are more than a few providers exiting the HME industry these days, they usually go quietly, by closing their doors without fanfare or by selling to a larger provider. But not Kline.

Power wheelchair providers fight denials tooth and nail


Noridian Administrative Services, the DME MAC for Jurisdiction D, notified providers recently that, during a "service specific prepayment probe review" of 117 claims for K0823s, it denied 114 or 97.7%. The DME MACs in the three other jurisdictions have conducted similar reviews and reported similar findings.

Reader: 'Nice job, Mr. Harrison, of looking out for our industry'

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

We continue to get heated feedback from our TV interview and our subsequent story in the January issue with Doug Harrison, CEO and president of The S