Legislation & Public Policy


NCART Recaps 2014 So Far, Looks to the Future

Update includes new co-sponsors for separate benefit category bills in U.S. House and Senate.

F2F Exams: CMS Clarifies Policy & Issues "Dear Physician" Letter

Medicare details who can conduct the examinations and the responsibilities of the prescribing physicians.

NGS: Q1 PWC Claims Error Rate Remains High

Nearly 400 power wheelchair claims were examined in latest prepayment review.

AAHomecare to Create Tracking System for Audits

Announcement at Washington Legislative Conference focuses on proving the harm that audits are doing.

DME MACs Issue Bulletin on Lithium Battery Coding

Contractors cite confusion between rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries.

CRT Conference Celebrates Record Attendance

Capitol Hill visits yield more support for Medicare separate benefit category for complex rehab technology.

CGS to Conduct More Pre-Payment Reviews

Standard manual wheelchair codes are included in the Jurisdiction C list.

CMS Plans to Expand PMD Prior Authorization Demo

Federal Register information says agency wants to add 12 states to the demonstration roster.

No Delay: Capped-Rental Transition Goes Ahead

Fifty wheelchair-related HCPCS codes move from Medicare's routinely purchased payment category to capped rental.

Editor's Note

Appealing for Fairness



National MS Society: CRT Benefit Category Will Be a Priority

Attendees of annual Public Policy Conference urge Congress to support CRT bills in Senate and House.

CRT Stakeholders Race the Clock on April 1 Capped-Rental Transition

Members of Congress ask CMS for postponement as industry advocates gather recent claims data.

Editor's Note

Chasing Audits: A True Story

DME MACs Distribute Dear Physician Letter

New DME face-to-face examination requirement is explained to prescribing entities.

OMHA Forum Draws DME Crowd

Industry representatives voiced concerns over audit appeals that have contributed to the ALJ's backlog.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Releases Discrimination Stats

Number of ADA-related discrimination charges remains steady, according to latest report.

Audit Headaches Drive VGM Members to Capitol Hill

Office of Medicare Hearings & Appeals event could give the industry a chance to sound off about audit challenges.

NGS Releases Q4 Group 2 PWC Review Results

Failure to disqualify lesser types of mobility equipment is a common reason for claims denials, DME MAC says.

Industry: Scooter Store Repair "Remedy" Won't Help Consumers

Providers who want to repair former Scooter Store equipment face problems with documentation and payment.

FAA Hears Input on Airport Relief Areas for Service Animals

Current policies don't require available areas beyond security checkpoints.

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