SACREMENTO, Calif. (June 5, 2020)—California HME stakeholders achieved a measure of success last year in pushing back against a Medi-Cal proposal for Medicaid reimbursement rates based on 80% of non-rural Medicare rates, convincing the agency to use higher rural rates, instead. The new rates went into effect in April 2020 and will be applied retroactively to January 2019; Medi-Cal is anticipated to begin recoupments soon.

WASHINGTON, D.C, (April 30, 2020)—AAHomecare is currently accepting nominations for four open positions on the board of directors. In order to be nominated, you must be an AAHomecare member in good standing. 

Members of the board of directors are leaders in the industry and expected to be available to other members to answer questions about AAHomecare activities and to recruit new members. A full list of Board responsibilities is available to those who are interested. 

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (February 17, 2020)—The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) and more than 250 leading patient advocacy organizations, pharmacy groups, physician specialty societies, home infusion providers, and other stakeholders are urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to revisit their flawed interpretation of Medicare’s home infusion therapy services benefit.