Latest Medical necessity Stories

2014-08-25 16:27:37

CMS tells DME MACs to only review necessity of repair, not original equipment WASHINGTON, Aug.

2014-08-11 08:30:09

The United States Department of Justice resolved alleged scheme of over-admitting patients at nearly 120 Community Health System hospitals across the country. DURHAM, N.C., Aug.

2014-06-17 23:05:11

After NY Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed amendment requests for New York's up-coming medical marijuana bill, the nation's ZocDoc for pot has custom-tailored it's system to fit Cuomo's

2013-09-30 23:35:14

As Cypress Benefit Administrators and its Argus Claim Review Division have reported in the past, medical necessity is becoming an issue consumers need to be aware of when considering their health

2011-08-12 14:22:00

Properly Prescribed, Power Wheelchairs Prevent Falls and Keep Thousands of Seniors and People with Disabilities Safe and Independent at Home, Lowering Healthcare Costs for Taxpayers WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A July 2011 report by the U.S.

2011-01-20 12:04:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State of the Medicare Mobility Benefit has never been more troubling, and perplexing.

2010-04-08 17:40:00

Beneficiaries Paid to Fake Symptoms to Justify Medicare Billing WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit-area residents Carlos Grana and Dwight Armstrong pleaded guilty today to engaging in a fraudulent medical testing scheme, announced the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services (HHS). Grana, 36, and Armstrong, 32, each pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud before U.S.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.