CMS Delays PECOS Phase 2 Implementation; Brummett Joins AAHomecare Team

April 29, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – Citing “technical issues,” CMS has decided to delay implementation of Phase Two of the Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS). Originally scheduled to begin on May 1, Phase Two would have checked claims fo

Subcontract Agreements: Hot Buton Issues in the Comp Bidding Arena

April 22, 2013
AMARILLO, TX – CMS announced the final rule for competitive bidding on April 10, 2007.1 In the final rule, CMS indicated that contract suppliers may subcontract with non-contract suppliers as long as the subcontractor has not been “excluded f

What the CMS Contractors are Asking Your Patients

April 7, 2013
AMARILLO, TX – Over the past several years, CMS contractors (NSC, PSCs, ZPICs, and others) have become increasingly aggressive in scrutinizing operations of HME suppliers. As they always have, the contractors continue to review patient files. H