Friday, June 29, 2018

Most Medicare Claims for Replacement PAP Device Supplies Didn't Comply With Medicare Requirements - OIG

Read the full June 2018 report:

Most Medicare Claims for Replacement Positive Airway Pressure Device Supplies Did Not Comply With Medicare Requirements - DHS OIG (PDF - click this link)

"Most Medicare claims that DME suppliers submitted for replacement PAP device supplies did not comply with Medicare requirements. Of the 110 claims in our sample, 24 complied with Medicare requirements; however, 86 claims with payments totaling $13,414 did not. On the basis of our sample results, we estimated that Medicare made overpayments of almost $631.3 million for replacement PAP device supply claims that did not meet Medicare requirements."

The CMS expressed interest in educating health care providers on avoiding Medicare billing errors.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

AAH reports drop in suppliers ... | HME News

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Read the full article:   In brief: AAH reports drop in suppliers, Trustees report shaky finances | HME News:

"The states with the biggest reductions in the number of unique traditional DME suppliers from November 2010 to January 2018 are Florida (52%), California (45%), Illinois (42%) and Texas (39%)."

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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Get ready for summer and have fun! - Complete California Designated Representative training first!

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

FDA Publishes Long-Awaited Draft Guidance on Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions from the DSCSA (FDC Act Section 582) - FDA Law Blog

Read the entire article:   FDA Publishes Long-Awaited Draft Guidance on Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions from the DSCSA (FDC Act Section 582) - FDA Law Blog:

"Pursuant to Section 582, trading partners in the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain must implement over a period of time certain tracking, tracing, and product identification requirements."

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View the referenced guidance document:
Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions from the Requirements of Section 582 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act - Guidance for Industry - FDA (PDF)


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Thursday, April 19, 2018

New HMDR Application Forms Take Effect July 2018

New California Home Medical Device Retailer (HMDR) Applications Forms - Effective July 2018 (click this link)

  • Facility application forms
  • Exemptee application form
If you're looking to submit a facility or Exemptee license application, be sure you're choosing the correct form.  The HMDR home page (at the time of writing) posts the soon to expire "outgoing" forms, and the soon to become effective "incoming" application forms.

CA HMDR Exemptee Training
If you have questions about which version to submit, you might want to reach out to the HMDR office.  For example, if you look at the new Exemptee application, it states, "If you have any questions, please contact the Home Medical Device Retailer Exemptee Licensing Desk at (916) 341-7354, (800) 495-3232."

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Amazon shelves plans to sell, distribute drugs to hospitals: CNBC

Read the full article: Amazon shelves plans to sell, distribute drugs to hospitals: CNBC

"Amazon.com Inc has shelved plans to sell and distribute pharmaceutical products to hospitals, CNBC reported on Monday, citing sources familiar with the matter."


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Thursday, April 5, 2018

New Products Wow at Medtrade Spring | HomeCare Magazine

View the list of winners:   New Products Wow at Medtrade Spring | HomeCare Magazine:

"Medtrade Spring 2018 attendees voted on their favorite new products in the long-running New Product Pavilion Providers’ Choice Awards, sponsored by HomeCare Magazine. Top vote getters at the Spring version of the nation’s premiere HME-focused trade show were:"

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