Health care providers, health plans, clearinghouses and vendors should be finished with their internal testing of the Version 5010 HIPAA electronic health care transaction standards by the Dec. 31 recommended
The Scooter Store has tapped Omnicom Group, a holding company that manages a portfolio of advertising and marketing companies, to "shape a new brand strategy and develop a fully integrated marketing plan."
It may not take competitive bidding to crush the home medical equipment industry; ZPIC audits could get the job done all by themselves if the scores of audit-beleaguered providers considering closing their doors are any indication.
In order to track the impact of increased audits that target the HME sector, AAHomecare said it is looking for examples of documentation requests that go beyond Medicare requirements.
CMS has scheduled a follow-up conference call Monday, Sept. 13, on "ICD-10 Implementation in a 5010 Environment."
NGS said providers who need to update address or contact information must complete the CEDI Address and Contact Information Change Form from the CEDI website under "EDI Enrollment."
For years, providers have called out Medicare's "inefficient guidelines for documenting the medical necessity of power wheelchairs"
Instead of introducing a bill to delay elimination of the first-month purchase option for power wheelchairs, stakeholders are now hoping the measure can hitch a ride on another legislative vehicle.
Converting vans to wheelchair accessible vehicles is one thriving business that is not entangled with competitive bidding, and officials at Vantage Mobility International think it's worth a fresh look.
An NHIC review of 1,000 K0823 power wheelchair claims paid in the second quarter showed providers still aren't getting them right