Private equity reshaping home health
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October 8, 2018


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What Is the Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act?
What Is the Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act?
The Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act establishes an online clearinghouse for seniors to register their certified advanced directives. This act also provides a financial incentive for Medicare-eligible seniors who register their directive with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Read more at HomeCare.


Private Equity Poised to Reshape the Home Health Care Industry?
Private Equity Poised to Reshape the Home Health Care Industry?
Private equity (PE) firms are steadily increasing their presence in the fast-changing homecare industry. Some 84 merger and acquisition deals have occurred so far in 2018, and PE investors were directly involved in many, reshaping the winners and losers. Read more at HomeCare.



DME MACs Request Self-Audits for CPAP Claims
A recent OIG study found that 86 out of 110 CPAP claims did not meet Medicare documentation requirements, resulting in more than $13,000 in overpayments. Noridian and CGS have sent letters to certain CPAP suppliers requesting self-audits of claims in the report. Read the OIG report and learn more at HomeCare.


Breast Cancer Equity Bill Introduced to Congress
HR 6980 was introduced to Congress last week. The bipartisan legislation, if passed, will expand Medicare coverage to include custom breast prostheses as an option for women recovering from mastectomy surgery. Currently, Medicare only covers off-the-shelf breast prostheses and reconstructive surgery. Read more at HomeCare.


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