Oct 1st, 2014
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued on September 18 a Special Advisory Bulletin (SAB) and an Office of Evaluations and Inspections (OEI) report that discussed the potential Anti-kickback issues for pharmaceutical companies and pharmacies associated with offering co-payment and/or discount coupons. The SAB defines co-payment coupons as “any form of direct support offered by a manufacturer ...
In Audit
Apr 27th, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is warning providers participating in the 2012 e-Prescribing (eRx) Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) incentive program of Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) payment adjustments through 2014. Individual eligible providers who are not successful electronic prescribers can avoid the 2013-2014 payment adjustments by meeting reporting requ...
In CMS
Oct 5th, 2009
Suppliers of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS) must now be accredited and bonded to qualify for Medicare reimbursement. Requirements for most DMEPOS suppliers to meet new quality standards went into effect Oct. 1. The $50,000 surety bond requirement went into effect Oct. 2. New DMEPOS Requirements Go into Effect was last modified: July ...