FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (March 19, 2019)—Legislators and staffers in both the U.S. Congress and state legislatures have a wide range of knowledge and perceptions about the home medical equipment (HME)...
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...
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...
In Brief: Legislative Roundup
Catching up with the 115th Congress
Challenges Remain for Competitive Bidding Program Advocacy
Recent gains won't slow down industry leaders
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...
ATLANTA (September 20, 2018)—Industry advocate and leader Regina Gillispie, president and owner of West Virginia-based Best Home Medical, will be honored as the recipient of the 2018 Van Miller...
NEW ORLEANS (August 20, 2018)—Team Gleason and Quantum Rehab have announced an alliance to serve those with ALS via both Quantum’s financial support and increased access to high-end power chair...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 9, 2018)—The Grassroots Accountability Project is gaining momentum as it unifies and activates industry stakeholders in engaging legislators about key HME issues. The goal...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 2018)—AAHomecare has developed a new two-page summary that recaps 16 significant reimbursement policy shifts affecting the HME community, including fee schedule...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 29, 2018)—The Council on Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC) today warned a report released by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG)—Round...
By Liz Carey (May 10, 2018)—Applying steady pressure to pass two pieces of targeted legislation, complex rehab technology stakeholders joined recently for the 2018 National CRT Leadership and...
WATERLOO, Iowa (May 9, 2018)—Advocacy efforts are on the rise as we near the Washington Legislative Conference as the industry pushes for relief for non‐bid areas, structural reforms to the...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (April 10, 2018)—This week, hundreds of community pharmacists will converge on Capitol Hill for two days. They will share with members of Congress a prescription for lowering drug...
6 Ways to Alleviate Senior Isolation
Volunteering and social groups present best opportunities
Via AAHomecare, WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 21, 2018)—Omnibus spending legislation has still not been released as Wednesday in Washington goes to press. Congressional and media sources currently predict...
Via AAHomecare, WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 28, 2018)—When CMS released guidance for states to comply with CURES-mandated Medicaid reimbursement cuts in late December, Georgia Deparment of Community...