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Anthem Won’t Rescind or Delay HME Cuts

Despite efforts from AAHomecare, Anthem and subsidiary Amerigroup have doubled down on cuts to HME rates that go as high as 60 percent.

Applications for Medicaid/CHIP Provider Relief Due July 20

The run-up to the deadline continues while AAHomecare notes that HHS is aware policies could potentially penalize Medicaid-focused suppliers who also served Medicare beneficiaries.

Philips Respironics Mask Selector Now Available

System uses 3D facial scanning technology to help patients size, fit and select the OSA mask in the lab, as well as a 2D system for selecting a mask from home.

Sunrise Medical Launch New Group Website

New site emphasizes that manual and powered mobility equipment maker is a global company in addition to its broad range of product solutions.

Fisher & Paykel Unveils Evora

Compact nasal mask aims to deliver nasal mask performance with minimalism of a nasal pillow mask.

Pharmacy Testing Certification Covers Covid-19 and More

The Compliance Team’s new Pharmacy Testing Certification program gives pharmacies with the education and tools necessary to achieve certification for COVID-19 and other CLIA Waived tests.

HME and Consumer Financing Options

Supporting consumer credit plays a key role in retail sales. What do providers need to know to support healthcare-specific credit cards — and reap the benefits?

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How to Use Software to Identify and Track Performance Metric

HME providers know they need to track data and metrics to improve their business and operations strategies, but what does that actually mean in practice?

White Paper Demonstrates Value of Incontinence Providers

The document aims to educate regulators and payers on the importance of high-quality incontinence solutions supplied by knowledgeable providers in ensuring optimal care and cost management.

Healthcare Orgs Fight CARES Act Tax Penalty

AAHomecare has banded together with other healthcare industry organizations to fix a flaw in the CARES Act that could cost providers more than a fifth of their CARES Act funding.



NEMEP Annual Meeting Goes Virtual

Slated for Sept. 28 to Oct. 2, the event will include content from the association’s postponed April event, as well as new sessions that will run during the week.

AAHomecare Enjoys a Surge in Support

Association takes on new corporate members and sees many existing members raise their sponsorship levels to help drive its industry advocacy.

Heartland at Home Commences

The virtual version of VGM’s annual Heartland event began this week on Monday with a keynote on how COVID-19 will impact the industry going forward.

AAHomecare Presses for Equitable Medicaid Relief

Some providers were denied the recently announced Medicaid/CHIP relief despite declining payments from the first tranche of relief. Association working with administration, lawmakers for a fix.

GF Health Products Unveils Traveler L3 Plus XVI

The K0003 chair supports 300 lbs. evenly distributed, and adds seat heights of 16.3 in. and 17.9 in. to the standard 18 in. and 20 in. heights.

GF Health Products Acquires Gendron

Manufacturer of a wide range of HME products adds Gendron’s bariatric medical products to its expanding portfolio.

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How to Provide Optimal Communications for Sleep Resupply

Consistent patient communication, a key element of any successful resupply strategy, has become even more important during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ABC Plus Pharmacy and Sleep Coaches Collaborate with Team@Work

Effort aims to boost patient service and coaching effectiveness in order to expand providers’ revenue generation, compliance, and market share growth opportunities.

AAHomecare Votes in New Board Members

Association elects Apria’s Guidetti as chairman, Spiro Health’s Gary Sheehan as new vice chairman and Pride’s Seth Johnson as new secretary, as well six new at-large board members.

Providers Called to Help Round 2021 Delay Effort

AAHomecare calls on HME providers and other industry stakeholders to contact their members of Congress and urge them to support delaying the implementation of Round 2021 of CMS’s competitive bidding program.

HHS Earmarks $15 Billion for Medicaid and CHIP Providers

The relief is for providers who have directly billed their state Medicaid/CHIP programs or Medicaid managed care plans in 2018-2020, but haven’t received payments from the $50 billion Provider Relief Fund’s General Distribution.

Optimizing Technology for a Better HME Business

HME providers’ long-term success hinges on regular technology education so that they understand the array of software tools available and how they can strategically implement those solutions throughout their businesses.

California Providers Fight Medi-Cal Cuts

While Golden State providers repelled larger Medicaid cuts last year, CAMPS and AAHomecare are now working California HME stakeholders to limit significant retroactive recoupments.

CAIRE Acquires Spirosure

Respiratory equipment maker picks up developer of technology used to measure a key indicator of allergic inflammation in asthmatic patients.

HHS Extends Relief Attestation Deadline

Agency shifts the deadline for filling out the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund attestation form from 45 days after receiving payment to 90 days.

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