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Oklahoma passes bill to exempt HME from sales tax

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04/25/2019

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Senate voted this week to pass H.B. 1262, a bill to make home medical equipment tax exempt. Currently, HME is taxed between 9.3% and 10.5%, depending on the county.

State news: Oklahoma, North Carolina

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02/07/2019

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.

Oklahoma providers meet with Rep. Cole

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04/06/2018

NORMAN, Okla. – Members of the Oklahoma Medical Equipment Providers Association and the VGM Group hosted Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., at an event at Norman Regional Home Medical Equipment. Members discussed how DME and complex rehab providers care for patients.

Oklahoma considers steep cuts for Medicaid

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04/11/2017

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Oklahoma Health Care Authority has had to map out budget scenarios for the upcoming fiscal year based on a 5% to 15% reduction in state appropriations, according to Tulsa World.

Oklahoma Medicaid announces 25% cuts

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03/31/2016

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Health Care Authority, which oversees the state’s Medicaid program, is cutting reimbursement rates for more than 46,000 providers by 25%, according to local news reports.

Providers 'do the right thing' following tornado

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05/24/2013

OKLAHOMA CITY – Though they weren’t directly affected by the devastating tornado that plowed through nearby Moore on May 20, it hasn’t been business as usual for two HME providers in Oklahoma City.