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Infusion services webinar

From: Home Care Magazine

When RACmonitor, a division of Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Inc., surveyed providers as to which topics they would like to see addressed in a webcast seminar, the number-one answer was infusion services. This is no surprise considering the variety and volume of questions there are regarding coding and documentation for infusion services. In response, MedLearn Publishing brings a brand new webcast seminar covering fundamentals of the outpatient infusion services revenue cycle. From patient registration and advance beneficiary notices (ABNs) to coding rules and sufficient documentation, this session covers a full spectrum of processes and protocols, helping you maintain … Continue Reading

Speakers from VGM to present at Medtrade

From: Cedar Valley Business

ATLANTA — A number of VGM Associates will be presenting seminars at the Fall Medtrade exhibition Monday through Thursday in Atlanta.

Presenters include Mark Higley, “Coming This Fall: The Round One ‘Recompete'” and “Competitive Bidding: A Worksheet Tool for Post Round 2 Financial Projections”; Mike Mallaro, Ron Bendell, Rob Baumhover, Alan Morris, “New Growth Opportunities for HME Owners to Consider”; Jeremy Kauten and Matt Waller, “Moving HME Business Forward with Social Media”; Bill Stelzer, “Home Modification and Home Accessibility Business Opportunities”; Alan Morris, “Become the Solution Your Referral Sources Need: Bringing Value and Understanding Incentives”; Christina Throndson and … Continue Reading

Enact H.R.6490 “Medicare DMEPOS Market Pricing Program Act” – OMB Refuses to Enforce the Paperwork Reduction Act

The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE) has provided OMB’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) with massive and uncontradicted evidence demonstrating that the CMS competitive bidding program violated the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), see our comments to OMB here, our comments to CMS here, a peer reviewed analysis of the CMS program by CalTech researchers here, and a letter from over 240 economists to White House condemning the program here.

As the Congressional Budget Office and hundreds of independent experts have explained, without major reforms, the current CMS bidding program will fail. Thus, OMB’s refusal to … Continue Reading

Text of the Medicare DMEPOS Market Pricing Program Act of 2012 (H.R. 6490)

Editor’s Note:  The complete text of the Medicare DMEPOS Market Pricing Program Act of 2012, a market-based replacement for CMS’s fatally flawed competitive bidding program, is available here

Please use the post your views in Leave a Reply box below on this important legislation.