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WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 20, 2018)—The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) submitted comments on the ESRD/DMEPOS Proposed Rule that CMS released in mid-July. “CMS has taken an...
By Kristin Easterling (May 10, 2018)—After months of advocacy from AAHomecare and other industry stakeholders, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and CMS have cleared the Interim Final...
—Via AAHomecare WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 5, 2017)—On Tuesday afternoon, AAHomecare president Tom Ryan, Jay Witter, AAHomecare senior vice president of public affairs, Cara Bachenheimer, senior vice...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 31, 2016)—CMS issued a final rule last week, covering end-stage renal care and changes to the DME competitive bidding program. Provisions of interest to the home...
LENEXA, Kan. (October 27, 2016)—Mediware Information Systems, Inc. is hosting a free webinar for attendees on Thursday, December 1, 2016, at 1:00 Central, 2:00 EST, to discuss how providers can...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 30, 2016)—On June 24, CMS published the proposed rule titled, CY 2017 Changes to the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System and Quality Incentive, Durable...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29, 2016)—On June 24, CMS issued a proposed rule that would update payment policies and rates under the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS)...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 2, 2016)—The count is at 30 days until the July 1 cuts take effect, and AAHomecare is calling the HME community to commit to making every last effort to encourage Congress to...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2016)—The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC) today cautioned that data released from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) do not fully reflect...
Washington, D.C. (May 12, 2016)—The highly anticipated companion bill to S. 2736, the Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment (PADME) Act, was introduced in the House of Representatives on...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 5, 2016)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Round 2 Recompete and national mail-order recompete contract suppliers for Medicare’s Durable...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 20, 2016)—Leaders of the Senate Finance Committee have asked the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to delay the next round of bidding-derived...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 14, 2015)—Don’t sit on the sidelines waiting for others to make the “ask” in Washington, D.C. The American Association for Homecare is urging all providers to join us...
Big Financial Costs are Part of Alzheimer’s Toll on Families First, Alzheimer's takes a person's memory. Then it takes their family's money. (Jon Hamilton/NPR Shots) Providers Face ‘Giant...
In light of problems suppliers experienced accessing contract offer information on the Connexion website last week, CMS is extending the deadline to respond to Round 2 Recompete contract...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 24, 2016)—A leading scientific journal is publishing a study finding that Medicare’s competitive bidding program for home medical equipment and supplies caused adverse...