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HCPCS Codes Impacted by CURES Medicaid Limits Updated

AAHomecare records 244 reimbursement codes now subject to Medicaid reimbursement limits per the CURES Act.

HME Legal Expert Passes Away

Civil liberties leader and healthcare law specialist Neil Caesar succumbs to complications related to long-term illness.

Industry Preps for Rural Relief Advocacy Effort

For the next 3 weeks, advocates and providers will work to convince lawmakers that they must get behind H.R. 4229’s provisions.

Whitehouse Budget Includes HME Proposals

Budget package proposes policy changes such as competitive bidding revisions and eliminating face-to-face requirements.

Grassley Presses OMB's Mulvaney on Rural Relief IFR

Iowa Senator wants to know what steps OMB director's office is taking to release rural relief IFR.

AAHomecare, ATS Brief Capitol Hill Staff on HME Access

Advocates, stakeholders meet with legislative staff on the negative impact of competitive bidding on patient access to needed equipment.

VGM Rolls Out Retail Workshops

VGM Retail Services slates Brick by Brick, a series of retail training sessions running throughout 2018.

Industry Prepares for Medtrade Spring

The March 27-29 event returns to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.



Industry Advocates to Brief Congressional Staff

AAHomecare, American Thoracic Society will meet with legislative staff on how competitive bidding has impacted patient access to needed equipment.

Advocates Continue Pushing Interim Final Rule

AAHomecare urges providers to replicate MAMES effort to drive adoption of IFR that would resume blended rates for rural providers.

AuditKey Offers Sneak Peak at Benchmarking Report

Prototype of the audit survey data shows a variety of ways providers can compare their audit performance to the industry.

VGM Releases 'Playbook' for HME Businesses

Downloadable guide aims to help provider owners and management respond to key industry trends.

Senate Votes to Approve Azar as HHS Secretary

In a 55 to 43 vote, Alex Azar will replace Tom Price to lead Health and Human Services; AAHomecare recognizes incoming Secretary's agreement to address HME issues.

Brightree Extends Agreement with VGM

Relationship gives VGM members discounted access to Brightree's core software offerings for HME providers.

AAHomecare Applauds Advocacy Work of QMES

Regional provider on the East Coast has made a companywide effort to help drive legislative support for H.R. 4229.

H.R. 4229 Push Targets Past Rural Relief Allies

Advocacy effort calls on providers to contact 35 legislators who co-sponsored of H.R. 5210 in the last Congress.

The Rollettes Partner with Cure Medical

Wheelchair dance team will work with manufacturer to expand efforts to empower women who are mobility users.

Medtrade Spring Early Registration Rates End Jan 31

Event reports better-than-expected sales as it also distributes a call for papers for fall edition.

ResMed to Unveil First Branded POC

The Mobi portable oxygen concentrator aims to balance oxygen deliver, weight and battery life.

H.R. 3730 Now Boasts 81 Backers

Legislation to protect manual CRT wheelchair accessories gains momentum; NCART calls for advocacy push this week.

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