While the challenges facing the home medical community remain daunting, I am more convinced than ever that our industry has the ability to survive and thrive in the coming years—but only if we...
The Moment of Truth on Audits
AAHomecare has been to the Hill, CMS, GAO, OIG and everywhere in between, speaking passionately about the problems with Medicare audits and how they are crushing an industry already under pressure....
More than 150 HME leaders gathered at the AAHomecare Washington Legislative Conference, May 20-21, to stand together and educate Congress about the issues impacting HME. Consumer Groups Bring...
More than 150 HME leaders gathered at the AAHomecare Washington Legislative Conference, May 20-21, to stand together and educate Congress about the issues impacting HME. Consumer Groups Bring...
Speaking at AAHomecare's "Washington Update" at Medtrade Spring almost two months ago, I reported on recent legislative successes by noting that the credibility and influence of the Association is at...
Grow your competitive advantage by supporting our industry
A look at what we accomplished last year and our plans for the upcoming one
It's time to involve consumer advocates in the struggle over competitive bidding
Perspective on the past 12 months of service with the American Association for Homecare
It is time to press the reset button.
Our staff often hears from providers who have discovered ways to improve their operations or increase their profits. We rarely hear from any of you that
Baltimore As of Jan. 2, 58 percent of electronic claims Medicare received were in the transaction code set (TCS) format required by the Health Insurance
Troy, Mich. Americare has entered into an agreement with St. Joseph Mercy, Macomb, a Trinity System hospital in Michigan, to provide respiratory and other
Atlanta Since April 2003, Georgia providers have been filing electronic Medicaid claims based on ANSI standard HIPAA-compliant software. Unfortunately,
In 2003, Tennessee became the first state to mandate certification for HME dealers when fitting individuals in wheelchairs for long-term use. Now known
If ever the home medical equipment industry needed a modern-day fable of how to succeed in the face of competition and corporate takeovers, now is the
In early December, the durable medical equipment regional carriers posted Web bulletins clarifying existing Medicare coverage policy for motorized wheelchairs