Monthly Archives: June 2011

Audit Help Websites

Wanted to share this with everyone, over the past few weeks I have come across two great sites that offer information and best practices on audits from RAC’s, to Re-RAC’s and ZPIC’s and everything in between. Check out the links … Continue reading

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Prosthetic Parity Passes Delaware House

The Delaware House of Representatives passed House Bill 76, “prosthetic parity” this week by an overwhelming 38-0 margin.  The bill would ensure that those who have lost limbs would be able to receive quality orthotic and prosthetic devices from private … Continue reading

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HHS Can’t Provide Timeline for Essential Benefits Package

Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Policy and Evaluation Sherry Glied testified in front of the House Energy and Commerce Committee yesterday and made headlines by stating that HHS will not include new rules and regulations created … Continue reading

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HHS Cuts Costs/Criteria for Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Program

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced changes to an insurance program setup for those with pre-existing conditions as part of the Affordable Care Act last week.  The goal of the policy move is to make these insurance … Continue reading

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HHS Proposes Changes to HIPAA Privacy Rule

The Department of Health and Human Services has announced proposed changes to the  disclosure requirements as part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy rule that would require providers to send a report on patient electronic medical … Continue reading

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