Diabetes supply payments
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Executive SummaryNHIC, Medicare's durable medical equipment administrative contractor for the northeast U.S., paid about $39.2 million in inappropriate claims for home blood glucose test strips and lancets in 2007, according to a recent 1analysis by the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General. OIG recommends that NHIC implement better checks to identify high-utilization claims and those with overlapping service dates, and work with CMS to develop better systems to identify test strip and lancet claims most in need of extra review
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