AAH: seeks payer relations professional, submits comments

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is looking to add to its payer relations team. The association is recruiting a director of payer relations to join Laura Williard, vice president of payer relations. “As enrollment in Medicaid programs and in Medicare Advantage plans continues to rise, AAHomecare and our state association partners have been working non-stop to maintain sustainable reimbursement rates and to educate state legislators, regulators and plan administrators on the value of HME to their constituents,” the association stated in a bulletin. The director will work with Williard to develop ongoing relationships with payers and key industry stakeholders, and to serve as a resource for AAHomecare members in their engagement with these payers…AAHomecare recently submitted comments to CMS on its proposal to include ventilators and off-the-shelf braces in the next round of its competitive bidding program, and on its Clinical Data Elements (CDE) templates.