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64% of PT Practices at Risk for Medicare Noncompliance, Survey Says

According to a Medicare risk compliance web-based survey launched by Clinicient, 64% of its respondents are at significant risk for Medicare regulatory noncompliance and consequential cash flow issues, denied claims, Medicare fines, and higher overhead costs for audit preparation and response.

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SI-BONE Inc Receives Positive Coverage for SI Joint Fusion Procedure

SI-BONE Inc, a medical device company that offers the iFuse Implant System designed for fusion of the sacrolliac (SI) joint, reports that it has been provided positive coverage for its MIS SI joint fusion procedure, thanks to a policy update published by Priority Health (Michigan).

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AMRPA Letter to CMS Voices Concern Over Proposed Rule

Comments submitted by AMRPA to CMS voice concern regarding changes in its proposed FY 2015 rule for the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system (IRF PPS), which it says could potentially limit patient access to key rehabilitation services provided in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital and unit.

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AMRPA Responds to MedPAC’s Site-Neutral Medicare Payment Position

A statement released by American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) chairman Bruce M. Gans, MD, responds to the MedPAC June Report to Congress, and its recommendation to implement a site-neutral Medicare payment policy for certain conditions treated in inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, units, and skilled nursing facilities.