Jennifer Papapanagiotou

Jennifer Papanagiotou is a skilled health law attorney with significant industry experience. She has counselled a variety of clients on Medicare participation rules, Stark and Anti-Kickback Statute regulations and healthcare M & A.

COVID-19 – New FAQs and Toolkits for Telehealth & Medicare Provider Enrollment

(March 27, 2020): Liles Parker published an article covering CMS’ blanket waiver of certain telehealth requirements on March 16, 2020, with an updated version posted March 17, 2020.[1] This article covers developments since March 17, 2020 related to CMS telehealth requirements and provider enrollment activities in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, as well …

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Coronavirus Update – HHS & CMS Guidance, Directives and Waivers with Respect to Telemedicine, Provider Enrollment Regulations, Claim Appeals, the Suspension of Non-Emergency Survey Inspections, Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies, Dialysis Facilities and DME Suppliers.

UPDATED (March 17, 2020): CMS just announced a waiver of certain telehealth coverage requirements so that Medicare beneficiaries can receive a wider range of services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. The article below has been updated to address these key takeaways. (March 16, 2020): On March 13, 2020, President …

Coronavirus Update – HHS & CMS Guidance, Directives and Waivers with Respect to Telemedicine, Provider Enrollment Regulations, Claim Appeals, the Suspension of Non-Emergency Survey Inspections, Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies, Dialysis Facilities and DME Suppliers. Read More »

Are you Ready for the Next Round of CMS Revalidation?

(March 17, 2017): The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that it will be initiating its next round of CMS revalidation requests to all Medicare enrolled providers and suppliers.  Current law and regulations require providers and suppliers to revalidate their enrollment with Medicare every five years (every three years for DME suppliers). There are …

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Medicare Revocation Action: Steps for Avoiding and Appealing

(September 16, 2014): Consider the following scenario. You own a durable medical equipment (DME) company that you run out of a leased location in a local office building. Your customers are a mix of privately insured and Medicare/Medicaid beneficiaries. You’ve been in business for about 10 years, but money is tight and you need to …

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Jurisdiction H: Novitas Posts New FAQs and EFT Alerts

(May 15, 2012):  Liles Parker continues to monitor the consolidation of current MAC Jurisdictions 4 & 7 into Jurisdiction H, which will include Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma,  Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi and will be serviced by Novitas Solutions (formerly Highmark Medicare Services).  Novitas has posted a number of important alerts and informative FAQs on the …

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