Legislative


AIR Act Regains Momentum

Bill to reform CMS’s out-of-control audit program adds more congressional co-sponsors.

Binding Bids Bill Shoots to 61 Backers

12 more lawmakers attach their signatures to bill that would fix a key competitive bidding flaw.

AAHomecare Summarizes Midterms’ Impact

Association details how the fallout from the recent elections will affect the industry’s legislative efforts.

AAHomecare Advances Agenda for Battling Audit Backlog

Video: Association's Pres. Ryan spoke at OMHA Appellant Forum last week; slated to meet with Chief ALJ Griswold next week.

CMS Releases Bidding Expansion, Bundling Final Rule

Medicare will phase in bundling; finalizes rural pricing method; starts adjusted bidding pricing on Jan. 1, 2016.

AAHomecare’s Ryan: 'We Can Beat This Thing'

Association updates industry on efforts to rein in competitive bidding, as well other initiatives.

VGM Offers Assistance with DME State Licensure

Member service organization argues state DME licenses create health safeguards.

Rep. Price Meets with Provider, VGM

HME owner, VGM’s Gallagher ask longtime industry ally to back audit reform, binding bids bill.



CMS: ‘Get Ready for Competitive Bidding’

Agency’s latest MLN Connects tells providers to prepare for the Round Two re-compete.

Rep. Ellmers Visits NCAMES Members

Lawmaker discusses competitive bidding, audits with industry representatives at N.C. provider.

United Spinal Shows H.R. 4920 Support

Consumer group organizes a Binding Bids sign-on letter to Congress backed by 25 supporting organizations.

AAHomecare Meets with CMS

Industry representatives discuss ESRD proposed rule’s expansion of bid pricing with agency.

Home Care Medical Wisconsin Provider of the Year

WAMES awards New Berlin provider for its industry advocacy, legislative efforts.

CAMPS Co-Locates 2015 Meeting at Medtrade

California HME provider assocaition will host its annual event at Spring industry expo.

HME Provider trends and challenges

Industry Roundtable

Go Time for HME

Members of HMEB's Editorial Advisory Board share their expert insights on key market and reimbursement trends that are directly impacting providers, as well as business and industry initiatives on which providers must act.

Observation Deck

Ensuring Access via the CRT Act

A rehab supplier's view of why H.R. 942 and S. 948 are vitally important.

Problem Solvers

Staying in the Game

Diabetes providers face a number of formidable challenges, but they can stay in the game, and also rise to the top through engaging with their patients.

Editor's Note

If Not Now, When?

The time for hesitation is past. Providers must act on behalf of H.R. 5083 and H.R. 4920 if they want to fix audits, competitive bidding.

Industry Bills Pick up Steam

Binding Bids Bill up to 49 backers; AIR Act now has 36 co-sponsors.

AAHomecare Names 2014 Homecare Champions

Invacare’s govt. relations VP Cara Bachenheimer and Advance Home Care CEO Joe Mills recognized for contributions to homecare community.

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