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An audit and compliance newsletter

June 11, 2014
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VGM, The van Halem Group merge

WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group and The van Halem Group have merged, allowing the member services organization to offer “an array of mission-critical professional services” related to audits. “They are the recognized leader in the audit defense field and … Continue reading

March 7, 2014
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Don’t become complacent!

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders caution HME providers against putting too much stock in CMS’s announcement last week that it will not initiate new audits as it transitions to new recovery audit contractors (RACs). “Essentially, this is common that a contractor … Continue reading

January 25, 2014
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Budget Deal Whacks Medicare Providers

WASHINGTON — It’s hard to discern in the budget deal announced Tuesday night, but the bulk of its deficit savings come from fresh cuts to Medicare providers. Under the proposal announced by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), chairs … Continue reading

October 25, 2013
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The HME Thrill Ride

Can providers keep their businesses and industry on the rails? By David Kopf Oct 01, 2013 Ever since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services began testing its competitive bidding program, providers have been on a roller coaster trying to stop … Continue reading