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Changing healthcare models: What's the impact on home care?

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02/24/2017

The Affordable Care Act: Has there been such major health policy reform in the United States since the 1965 passing of the Social Security Amendments? A goal of the ACA is changing payment models based on the belief the current healthcare payment model is broken.

Aeroflow launches petition

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02/24/2017

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – There’s been plenty of discussion recently about what the repeal of the Affordable Care Act could mean for healthcare consumers, but Aeroflow Healthcare is doing more than just talking.

ACA or no ACA, HME providers don't expect much change

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02/24/2017

The fate of the Affordable Care Act lies in the hands of the Republican-controlled Congress, but HME providers for the most part don’t expect to feel much of an impact if the program were repealed.

Health care, for a Price

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Monday, January 23, 2017

I’ve been making a round of calls to HME industry consultants today to see what they’re working on with their provider clients. (Managing Editor Theresa likes to call the story that I write from these calls “Consultant’s corner.”) I can’t say that I’ve dug up much yet.

Trump taps HME champion Price as HHS secretary

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11/29/2016

WASHINGTON – President Elect Donald Trump has named Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., a long-time champion of the HME industry and its efforts to reform Medicare’s competitive bidding program, as the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, according to news reports.

Law has ‘minimal impact’ on providers, good or bad

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04/10/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – A provision in the Affordable Care Act that mandates insurance coverage hasn’t necessarily resulted in increased business for HME providers.

ACA mandate pumps up biz

In its first year, benefit proves popular among nursing mothers
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01/24/2014

At Lehan Drugs, the breast pump business is going “crazy.”

Look on bright side of ACA

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10/09/2013

OCCC – Despite a government shutdown aimed at defunding The Affordable Care Act (ACA), the program is likely to move forward. That could be a good thing, says The VGM Group’s Mark Higley.

In brief: Health spending ‘on right track,’ Medicare Advantage enrollment to grow

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09/20/2013

WASHINGTON – Growth in U.S. healthcare spending over the next 10 years will be modest in comparison to historical trends, according to a Sept. 18 report from the CMS Office of the Actuary.

In brief: CMS flaunts fraud savings, GF makes buy

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06/07/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS says its anti-fraud efforts in 2011 and 2012 have recovered more than $14.9 billion in healthcare fraud judgments, settlements and administrative impositions, according to a press release.

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