Tag Archives: o&p

CMS Informs Congress of intention to re-start portions of RAC program

From HealthDataManagement.com : The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is restarting the controversial Recovery Audit Contractor Program—in a limited fashion—in August. CMS sent a communication on August 4 to congressional health staff members from Lauren Aronson, Director of the … Continue reading

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Medicare Contractors looking for O&P supplier violations on posted business hours and physical facility standards

BE ON THE LOOK OUT FOR SITE VISITS BY MEDICARE CONTRACTORS! Wanted to pass along this article to OPGA membership; recently OPGA was contacted by several members who have had site visits from CMS contractors looking to verify that the … Continue reading

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Michigan BCBS adds certification requirement to bill O&P

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan recently announced their plan to reject DMEPOS claims submitted for orthotics and prosthetics if the submitting provider has not provided certifying documentation proving they are certified to provide orthotics and prosthetics. Providers will be required to … Continue reading

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OPGA Launches Speak4OandP, Calls for Independent Practitioner Action

Are you tired of being audited on seemingly all prosthetic claims for Medicare beneficiaries? Now is the time to stand up for independent orthotic and prosthetic practitioners and facilities. Orthotic and Prosthetic Group of America (OPGA) recently launched Speak4Oandp.com, a … Continue reading

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