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North Carolina rate protects DME

July 7, 2020HME News Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on July 2 signed Bill 808, including a provision creating a rate floor for durable medical equipment.The bill, a year in the making by groups like ACMESA and AAHomecare, prohibits managed care organizations from setting rates below the state's Medicaid fee-for-service rates for DME.“ACMESA's strong relationship with AAHomecare enabled us to learn from the problems experienced in other states as they rolled out their MCO programs,” said Craig...

Managed Care, Medicaid, North Carolina, Rate protection

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NC waives tax for incontinence supplies

July 18, 2019HME News Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina General Assembly has passed a bill that exempts medically prescribed diapers and incontinence products covered under the Medicaid program from the state sales tax starting Oct. 1, according to AAHomecare. “This is a great win for the industry that was accomplished by the collaborative work of our lobbyist working with AAHomecare, ACMESA and other provider lobbyists,” said Gayle Devins, CEO of ActivStyle. The bill, S. 523, now moves to Gov. Roy Cooper...

Incontinence Supplies, North Carolina, sales tax

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State news: Oklahoma, North Carolina

February 7, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Fifteen members of the Oklahoma Medical Equipment Providers Association (OMEPA), other providers from the state and VGM's Jay Kopriva joined forces at the state capitol in Oklahoma City on Feb. 5 to educate and gather support from their state representatives for H.B. 1407, a bill that would exempt HME from sales tax. Currently, Oklahoma is one of only a few states that charges sales tax on HME and supplies. “We received overwhelming support for the bill,” Kopriva said in a VGM bulletin....

MCOs, North Carolina, Oklahoma, sales tax

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