Senators Scold Medicare for Losing Majority of $70 Million in Overpayments

Senate Finance Committee members scolded the federal Medicare agency last Thursday for not doing enough to prevent overpayments following the release of a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General. Medicare made nearly $70 million in overpayments to suppliers of durable medical equipment, and most of […]

MetroStar COO says Medicare Beneficiaries Will Suffer from Competitive Bidding

Though the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services boast beneficiaries will save money under the new competitive bidding system, they are the ones who will suffer in the end, according to providers. CMS implements Round 2 of its bidding process beginning July 1, where reimbursements for durable medical equipment (DME) will drop on average by […]