Monthly Archives: October 2013

Deal Reached to Fund Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

Leaders in the United States Senate yesterday unveiled a bipartisan plan to end the two-week¬†long¬†shutdown of th Federal government and raise the nations’ borrowing authority to avoid a default. The Continuing Appropriations Act extends current sequester level funding for the … Continue reading

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Quarterly Results of Prepayment Review of Spinal Orthoses

DMEMAC Jurisdiction D Medical Review Department released updated results on a widespread prepayment review program for spinal orthoses HCPCS codes, L0631 and L0637. The claims probed were from July 2013 – September 2013 and included a total of 2,112 claim … Continue reading

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Medicaid Expansion or Not, Expect Changes in Your State

While politicians in Washington DC struggle to relitigate the Affordable Care Act through a government shutdown, many key provisions and initiatives associated with the expansion of health insurance included in the ACA are continuing to march toward implementation. A key … Continue reading

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Sign Petition, Tell Medicare to Stop

I wanted to pass along a link to an organic petition started by independent prosthetist Jeff Erenstone that has gained considerable attention over the past week. Jeff started an online petition to hold medicare responsible for not requiring that they … Continue reading

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