Medicare

Medicare Program; Establishment of Special Payment Provisions and Requirements for Qualified Practitioners and Qualified Suppliers of Prosthetics and Custom-Fabricated Orthotics; Withdrawal

In the January 12, 2017 Federal Register (82 FR 3678), we published a proposed rule titled, “Medicare Program; Establishment of Special Payment Provisions and Requirements for Qualified Practitioners and Qualified Suppliers of Prosthetics and Custom Fabricated Orthotics” to ensure that only those… Read More ›

Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies.

On October 31, 2014, CMS released the final rule:  Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies. The provision that the bracing industry has been following pertains to the… Read More ›

CMS Restarts Parts of the RAC Program

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is restarting the controversial Recovery Audit Contractor Program—in a limited fashion—in August. CMS sent a communication on August 4 to congressional health staff members from Lauren Aronson, Director of the Office of Legislation… Read More ›