As 2017 arrived, it was clear that the legislative chessboard had been reset for HME. What is the industry's gameplan, how is it proceeding, and what are the key opportunities and challenges that lay before it on Capitol Hill?
The coming year will bring an entirely new political landscape for the industry. I'm not sure how it'll unfold, but it has to be better than the last few years.
As the 115th Congress begins and the inauguration approaches, one thing is clear: Congress and the President-elect will address regulations hurting DME.
Every January, we project 10 key market, product, technology, reimbursement, regulatory, legislative, or patient care trends that will impact providers over the next 12 months. This year brings competitive bidding’s continued impact, audits, providers’ continued efforts to diversify and even reinvent their businesses, and more.
HME will push the 114th one last time for rural bid relief. Can we make a lame duck fly?
A key panel of lynch-pin political players from the American Association for Homecare’s government affairs team will teach you exactly how to reach out to your members of Congress and be heard in the fight to stop competitive bidding.
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Advanced wound care offers many opportunities to create new revenue streams and help a population that most DME providers already serve.
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