Medicare will be making some changes to it’s medical equipment request program in hopes, they say, to reduce questionable medical claims.

“Critics say the new policy will bog down the process for getting oxygen, power wheelchairs and a variety of other supplies to patients – items they need to keep from being readmitted to the hospital. But citing years of abuse from inflated claims, Medicare anticipates savings from the initiative of $10 million in 2016, rising to $100 million by 2025, without hurting patient care…” [ Read more here ]

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