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Industry’s task remains unchanged, AAH says


WASHINGTON – A second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts goes into effect in non-bid areas on July 1, but it’s not time to throw in the towel, AAHomecare said in a bulletin on June 29.

HHS proposes changes to appeal process


WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on June 28 issued a notice of proposed rulemaking on changes to the Medicare claims appeal process.

Pressures mount in sleep market


NEW YORK – HME providers report sleep patient volume is still growing, but not as much as in the past.

CMS proposes bid surety bonds


WASHINGTON – CMS is seeking to require providers to obtain bid surety bonds, according to a proposed rule.

Bid delay efforts run out of gas

Discussions will resume after July 4th recess

WASHINGTON – With efforts to delay a second round of Medicare cuts stalled, the HME industry finds itself between a rock and a hard place, stakeholders say.

Providers running out of ways to make biz work


YARMOUTH, Maine – If a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts goes into effect as planned, a number of HME providers plan to stop taking assignment on certain products.




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