Saturday, August 19, 2006

Latest from AHLA's Health Lawyers Weekly (18 Aug 2006)

Herewith, the table of contents of this week's American Health Lawyers' Health Lawyers Weekly (a free member benefit of AHLA):

Top Stories

  • CMS Issues Final Quality Standards For DMEPOS Suppliers
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released August 14 its final quality standards for suppliers of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, supplies, (DMEPOS) and other items and services under the Medicare program. The standards have been scaled-back substantially from the draft version issued in September 2005, thereby reducing the standards document from 104 pages to fourteen pages. Full Story
  • OIG Finds Some MA Marketing Materials Not In Compliance With CMS Requirements
    Some Medicare Advantage (MA) marketing materials for 2005 did not meet the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS') requirements for marketing, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) found in a report issued August 14. Full Story

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