WASHIGNTON, D.C. (December 5, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have posted the Notice of Preliminary Bid Evaluation (PBE) and sent emails for all bidders noting whether...
Thriving From Reimbursement to Retail: Upcaring in Houston
Spring Branch Medical Supply shares the art of caring for retail customers
WASHIGNTON, D.C. (November 15, 2019)—AAHomecare and other home medical equipment industry leaders are looking to quickly build co-sponsor support for the recently introduced SMART Act (HR 4945) in...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 25, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) has responded to members of the House of Representatives who joined a Congressional sign-on letter asking...
ATLANTA (October 22, 2019)—AAHomecare’s Washington Update on Day Two of Medtrade started with a moving tribute, a robust account of AAHomecare’s activities, and four women vying for VGM’s...
ATLANTA (October 10, 2019)—HME leader and icon Karyn Estrella will be recognized as the 2019 Van G. Miller Homecare Champion at the upcoming Medtrade conference and expo in Atlanta, Georgia. The...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 27, 2019)—Reps. Cathy McMorris Rogers (R-Wash.) and Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa) have sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to their House peers urging them to co-sponsor H.R....
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 20, 2019)—The 2020 ESRD/DMEPOS Proposed Rule that was published on Aug. 6, includes changes to the gap filling framework, payment conditions, and change of ownership...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 20, 2019)—With the CB Round 2021 bid window closing Wednesday, The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) hopes to rally suppliers and other HME stakeholders to...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 5, 2019)—The American Association for Homecare’s (AAHomecare) newest council convened for the first time in Arlington, Virginia, last week and got off to a flying...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 13, 2019)—On Aug. 8, 2019, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released additional guidance on the applicability of electronic visit verification (EVV)...
AAHomecare Payer Relations Team Focused on NC, Florida MCOs
Legislative efforts and new tools coming
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 19, 2019)—This week, the North Carolina State Legislature passed S. 523, tax and revenue legislation that includes provisions exempting medically-prescribed diapers and...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 16, 2019)—Changes to the TRICARE regions to consolidate to two plans from the previous three plans have been fraught with provider network and claims processing issues. While...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2019)—Efforts to protect access to manual complex rehab technology (CRT) wheelchairs and accessories took another step forward today as the Health Subcommittee of the...
Washington, D.C. (June 27, 2019)—Years of relationship-building between AAHomecare, the South Carolina Medical Equipment Services Association (SCMESA) and South Carolina Medicaid (SC Medicaid) is...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 25, 2019)—More than 40% of the members of the United States House of Representatives have joined a letter asking federal regulators to keep noninvasive ventilators out of...