NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 19, 2019)—The Tennessee state legislature has enacted legislation establishing “separate benefit” status for a category of specialized power wheelchairs commonly referred...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 22, 2019)—AAHomecare is adding three respected HME veterans to join its leadership team. Filling recent at-large vacancies on the AAHomecare Board of Directors are: ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 22, 2019)—Over the past two and a half years, AAHomecare’s payer relations efforts have helped stop or limit proposed Medicaid reimbursement cuts in dozens of states,...
LAS VEGAS (February 21, 2019)—Early Rates for Medtrade Spring are in effect until Saturday, Feb. 23. Educational sessions, networking events, exhibitors, and workshop leaders are all gearing up for...
AKRON, Ohio (February 7, 2018)—Congratulations to Miller’s Rental and Sales, Inc., celebrating 70 years of service to communities in Northeast Ohio this year— the official celebration will take...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 7, 2019)—With legislators tackling a myriad of issues on Capitol Hill, participating in face-to-face meetings to build relationships and share personal experiences are the...
TOPEKA, Kan. (January 24, 2019)—The Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment has proposed cutting rates for most HME items to just 65 percent of the Medicare non-rural fee schedule, effective...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 24, 2019)—While the budget impasse and government shutdown continue to dominate the headlines, AAHomecare continues engagement with industry champions on Capitol Hill and...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 10, 2019)—On Dec. 27, 2017, CMS released guidance related to 2016 CURES bill provisions that mandated that federal Medicaid reimbursement to states for HME could not exceed...
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The Rising Cost of Care CMS pressures and caregiver shortages drive up costs Is It Time to Get Back into Billing? Competitive bidding gap period creates new considerations Legal Issues to...
Updated December 6, 2018: The Council for Respiratory Care (CQRC), a coalition of the nation's leading home oxygen therapy providers and manufacturing companies, reiterated support for...
WATERLOO, Iowa (November 29, 2018)—In early November, a group of HME industry advocates convened at VGM headquarters in Waterloo, Iowa, for a workshop that shared best practices for digital...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 15, 2018)—CMS is soliciting comments on adding ventilators and back/knee braces to the product categories included in the next round of the bidding program. MedPAC had...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 23, 2018)—Citing “strong support from the supplier community” as well as initial success in DME MAC Jurisdictions C and D, CMS announced expansion of the Telephone...