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Posted By: Glenn on January 17, 2012
If you have first-hand knowledge of this, and can provide copies of
the documents, you should file a complaint with CMS and OIG.
Additionally, anyone aware of this practice in a state having
licensure should report individual incidents to the license board.
Most board do not have authority to go "fishing" for wrong-doers.
They can, at best, respond to filed complaints.
Morris Gallo, LPO
On 1/17/12, Precision Medical <[E-mail Address Removed]> wrote:
> I would like to know if any of you have another view regarding mail order
> companies that are now faxing in prescription requests to physicians and
> then mailing Spinal Braces to beneficiaries. It is my understanding that the
> HCPCS codes include fitting and adjustment. When these companies are
> allowed to reduce their overhead by not providing the service that the code
> requires. They in turn run "Internet Specials" that have now been viewed as
> a "true market price" from the OIG and HHS. Your thoughts? Are any State
> Boards taking a look at these companies?
> Carey Jinright, LO, ATP,MSM
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