Thursday, January 5, 2012

CMS Suspends Medicare Prepayment Reviews

January 6, 2012 - Yesterday I reported CMS had started on January 1 prepayment reviews of questionable cardiac, joint replacement, and spinal fusion procedures. Scratch that. Today CMS, after receiving many negative comments, has suspended reviews until further notice.

Tweet: Sometimes trial balloons, even federal trial balloons, are shot down or go down in stormy weather.

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