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Unformatted text preview: provider recognized and 73 that it had not. These review inconsistencies to the service provider’s reliance on clinical presumption rather than additional medical records accessible from healthcare givers, the CMS's conflicting policies concerning proof-of-delivery documents, doctors not having the knowledge of document necessities and the CMS's be shortage of methods for acquiring knowledge on high risk durable medical equipment items from beneficiaries (The Washington post, 2008). The Washington Post. (2008). Health: Report Faults Medicare Audits. Retrieved from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/25/AR2008082502157.html Discussion Question Do you think Medicare’s auditors should check a range of records? Should Medicare contact patients to make sure that medical the equipment is in fact what is showing on the documents that are charged to Medicare?...
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- Summer '11
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, The Washington Post, Medicare service provider