AAHomecare advocacy efforts have resulted in policy and regulatory wins that have driven more than $2 billion back to HME providers’ budgets. How does the association plan to build on those wins?
- By David Kopf
- Apr 29, 2021
Even as the nation’s vaccination rate climbs and more Americans come out of lockdown, COVID-19’s impact on sleep continues to be felt.
PR firm will work with association to generate news coverage and opinion articles conveying the industry’s value on a national and state level.
The public health emergency, as well as the regulatory relaxations associated with it, will continue for another 90 days.
The legislative efforts seek to protect state reimbursement rates and patient access for HME by blocking moves to privatize state Medicaid programs.
Three employees bring more than 25 years’ experience to the region and are part of an ongoing expansion by the national CRT provider.
The event will let attendees socialize at various bars set up on the show floor and stroll the show floor to get a head start on the expo portion of the annual HME event.
Citing the overall trend toward healthcare in the home, private equity investors BPOC back provider’s plans for continued growth.
The moratorium on the 2% Medicare sequestration reimbursement cut now lasts until Dec. 31.
The new Manchester, N.H. facility is part of the national CRT provider’s expanding presence in the Northeast region.
The special discount rates are the lowest possible prices for the annual industry conference and expo, slated for July 12-14 in Phoenix.
Due April 30, the presentations can be either 60 or 90 minutes and can be submitted for various conference tracks at the Oct. 18-20 event in Atlanta.
The new relationship and integration should make it easier for DME/HME pharmacies to access various programs from ReayHealth’s national network.
The event, running Sept. 13-15, will feature both in-person presentations and a virtual component so that registrants can earn contact hours, as well as network with and learn from peers.
RoEzIt Dermal Care and CPAP Moisture Therapy are designed to help increase patient comfort and compliance with oxygen and sleep therapy.
While the extended moratorium on the 2% cuts officially ends April 1, CMS will continue holding off on applying them while Congress finishes related legislative action.
The well-known HME advocate developed a deep level of expertise in healthcare policy that he applied to the industry association’s efforts.
Now named the EXP PRO, the batteries can be used to power PAP devices while traveling and offer features that make them well suited to even more rugged activities, such as camping.
The compromise legislation extends the moratorium until the end of the year. It now moves to the House for passage and then President Biden's office to be signed into law.
Besides adding $650 million in reimbursements for oxygen suppliers over the next 10 years, the recent win should pay other dividends industry advocates say.
The rugged, open-front cart is designed to save space and more easily move oxygen cylinders around providers’ facilities.
Starting April 1, the new rates don’t apply budget neutrality, resulting in an increase in reimbursement for oxygen products nationwide.
Funding will help maker of remote monitoring platform for diabetes patients accelerate its market growth.
New offerings help respiratory providers and providers of custom mobility products demonstrate their commitment to care management and quality of life.
Certification program enables DME pharmacies to show they support the CDC’s COVID-19 requirements and helps them tap into new service opportunities.