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Obama Administration's proposed FY 2014 budget includes $401 billion in health program savings
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2013

Today, the Obama Administration released its proposed federal budget for fiscal year 2014. As widely reported, the budget incorporates an offer the


Medicaid DSH Allotments Announced
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2016

CMS recently finalized the federal share disproportionate share hospital (DSH) allotments for federal fiscal year (FY) 2014 and announced preliminary


OIG finds Medicare contractors lax on Medicare vulnerabilities associated with EHR use
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2014

The OIG has issued a report entitled “CMS and Its Contractors Have Adopted Few Program Integrity Practices to Address Vulnerabilities in EHRs,” which


Justice department reports nearly $5 billion in False Claims Act recoveries for FY 2012
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2012

The Department of Justice recently announced that it secured a record $4.9 billion in settlements and judgments in civil fraud cases in FY 2012, including health care fraud recoveries totaling more than $3 billion


GAO examines effectiveness of ZPIC program integrity efforts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2014

A recent GAO report assesses the effectiveness of Medicare Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPICs) -- contractors that perform program integrity


Deadline Extended: Hospitals and Other Non-Federal Entities Given Another Year to Comply with New OMB Procurement Standards
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently announced that it is giving hospitals and other non-federal entities that receive federal


GAO calls for improvements to Medicare contractor postpayment review process
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2014

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report entitled "Medicare Program Integrity: Increased Oversight and Guidance Could Improve


CMS announces "winners" of Medicare DMEPOS competitive bidding round 2National Mail order competition
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2013

On April 9, 2013, CMS announced the names of 799 suppliers that have been awarded 3-year contracts under Round 2 of the Medicare durable medical


Medicare rates to fall by average of 37 under DMEPOS competitive bidding "Round 1 Recompete" contracts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2013

CMS has announced the contract prices for items included in the Medicare durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS


CMS announces Medicare DMEPOS bidding Round 1 Recompete contract suppliers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2013

CMS has announced the names of 282 suppliers that have been awarded 3-year contracts under the Medicare DME, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies