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Reporter’s notebook: Audit reprieve a ‘confidence builder’


MODESTO, Calif. – It’s not every day that HME providers get good news from a CMS audit contractor, but Home Oxygen Company recently got a break from certain audits.

Are you RAC ready?


Since it’s been so long since HME providers have had to grapple with a RAC, stakeholders offered these pieces of advice:

CMS eases resupply requirements, but questions remain

‘We are still going to attempt to obtain everything,’ says one provider

YARMOUTH, Maine – Recent revisions to the documentation requirements for CPAP resupplies are a “huge win,” but industry stakeholders want further clarification.

MACs remove ‘imminent death’ requirement for vents


WASHINGTON – Recent guidance from the DME MACs on coverage criteria for ventilators is a move in the right direction, say industry stakeholders.

Short takes: MiraVista, PMDRx


MiraVista, a consulting and outsourced billing company for DME providers, has redesigned its website to make its industry updates, and education events and tools front and center.

We have the answer to this $64 million question

Monday, February 2, 2015

Do you want to know what the regional pricing might look like under the national rollout of competitive bidding scheduled to take place Jan. 1, 2016?

Andrea Stark, a reimbursement consultant with MiraVista, can give you a pretty good idea.

CMS decision on Tennessee sets precedent


WASHINGTON – It was a big win in the HME industry’s fight against competitive bidding when CMS disqualified one-third of the contract suppliers for Tennessee, but that’s not the only state with licensure issues, stakeholders point out.

Lesser of two evils

Medicare Advantage: Positives outweigh negatives

YARMOUTH, Maine – Some Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are starting to look more and more like traditional Medicare, industry sources say.

Have ABNs become 'gray area'?


WASHINGTON – The proper use of advance beneficiary notices (ABNs) has shifted—and not in the HME provider’s favor, industry stakeholders say.