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CMS publishes LCD for oxygen 

November 18, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has published a new local coverage and policy article for oxygen and oxygen equipment, AAHomecare reports.  Here is a link to the LCD:  Here is a link to the policy article:  The new LCD goes into effect Jan. 1.  CMS is not required to provide a comment period, because the LCD contains what...

AA Homecare, Home oxygen therapy, LCD, Local coverage determination

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Providers meet with gov’t officials 

February 15, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – HME providers in Kentucky and Tennessee attended a virtual meeting with various government officials to discuss the tornadoes that ripped through those two states in December. The meeting, which was assembled by Tangita Daramola, the competitive acquisition ombudsman, and the VGM Government Relations team, was attended by representatives from FEMA, the Office of the Assistant Secretary with Preparedness and Response, the Small Business Administration, CGS and CMS’s Office...

AA Homecare, Emergency Preparedness, VGM

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AAHomecare joins in coding reform effort

August 29, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Due to lack of oversight and industry input, AAHomecare believes the current CMS coding system does not accurately describe items and services covered and reimbursed. That's why the association has signed on to a letter from the Alliance for HCPCS II Coding Reform asking for increased transparency and due process. At CMS's request, the alliance has developed a list of recommendations for improving the process, including separating coding decisions and coverage policies; establishing...

AA Homecare, Alliance for HCPCS II Coding Reform, CMS

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