[Updated] Home Health Probe-and-Educate Round Two Kicks Off in Florida

The second round of probe-and-educate reviews is getting underway, with home health agencies in Florida the first to be affected. The first additional document requests (ADRs) will be sent to Florida agencies on or around Dec. 27, according to Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) Palmetto GBA. As in the first round of probe-and-educate, the MAC will […]

Texas Home Health Companies Sue Government Over Medicare Privileges

Claiming wrongful termination of their Medicare billing privileges, two Texas-based home health agencies filed a class action lawsuit against a Medicare contractor and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  Houston home health agencies Oakwest Healthcare Services Inc. and CJN Home Health Services Inc. claim that Medicare administrative contractor Palmetta GBA LLC and HHS […]