Legislation & Public Policy


CMS Seeks ICD-10 Test Volunteers

Participating providers will be able to submit up to 50 claims each, as the healthcare industry prepares for an October transition to new codes.

NHIC Announces Results for K0823 Documentation Compliance Review

This type of non-clinical review checks Medicare claims for certain types of required documentation.

Medicare Separate Benefit Bill Reintroduced in U.S. House

New bill includes language to ensure complex rehab technology equipment can be purchased outright rather than relegated to capped-rental status.

NGS Issues Reminder of Item 23 for PMD Claims

Bulletin regards Unique Tracking Numbers for Prior Authorization Requests for power mobility devices.

NGS Reports Q3 Results for Support Surfaces Review

Widespread prepayment review involves Group 2 pressure-reducing support surfaces.

People for Quality Care Project Tackles Tough Questions

New tool for consumers and healthcare professionals helps to find answers for questions related to CRT, DME and home care.

CMS Clarifies E2378 Payment Status

Code was impacted by this year's capped-rental payment category changes.

NGS to Launch Prepayment Probe for Minnesota & Wisconsin Power Chairs

Group 1 power wheelchair code will be the subject of the review.

Medicare PMD Demonstration Expansion Is Underway

Twelve more states have joined the prior authorization program that ends in August.



NGS to Launch Manual Wheelchair Prepayment Probe

Adult tilt-in-space code is among those to be affected, says Jurisdiction B DME MAC.

CMS Asks for ICD-10 Test Volunteers

January testing project will help to prepare for October 2015 roll-out of new code set.

AAHomecare to CMS: Withdraw Flawed Proposed Rule on NCB Expansion

Objections include vague and untested "bundling" proposal for DME bids, payments and services.

Washington Post Story on PMD Fraud Confounds Industry

Article describes long-ago Medicare fraud schemes without updated information.

New Medicare Policy Aims to Alleviate Repair Problems

DME MACs are told to assume medical necessity requirements were met if beneficiary owns the equipment.

New U.S. Map Tallies Medicare Beneficiary Complaints

People for Quality Care has logged more than 3,200 access problems caused by competitive bidding, audits and other Medicare policies.

Industry Mobilizes for National CRT Awareness Week

Congressional recess provides an opportunity to talk to members of Congress while they're home.

CMS Announces Partial Code Freeze Ahead of ICD-10 Transition

Plans for October 2015 implementation are already underway.

CMS Prepares to Expand NCB Pricing to New Regions

Medicare program info would determine DME pricing for areas not currently under competitive bidding.

AAHomecare's Ryan: New Audit Bill Is "Very Passable"

H.R. 5083 seeks to bring relief and transparency to a process that's crippling providers.

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