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Industry buys time for rural providers, complex rehab accessories

‘It’s just the first step, but an important one,’ AAH’s Ryan says

WASHINGTON – The HME industry now has a vehicle in Congress for rolling back a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts that went into effect in non-competitive bidding areas on July 1, AAHomecare reports.

In brief: Complex rehab advocates speak up, study casts doubt on impact of CPAP therapy on cardiovascular events


WASHINGTON – Two consumer organizations have sent letters to lawmakers urging them to pass bills that would permanently protect complex rehab accessories from competitive bid pricing.

Complex rehab bill signed into law


President Obama signed the Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act into law yesterday,

Stakeholders throw Hail Mary to protect accessories


WASHINGTON – Complex rehab stakeholders have successfully staved off CMS's plan to apply competitive bid pricing to accessories for complex rehab wheelchairs for at least one year.

Ways and Means Committee seeks clarifications on accessories plan


WASHINGTON – Key members of the House Ways & Means Committee this week sent a letter to CMS, asking the agency to clarify its plans to apply competitive bid pricing to complex rehab wheelchair accessories. In the letter, Chairman Rep.

In brief: Settlement dampens Liberator Medical's earnings, senators ask CMS to backpedal on accessories


STUART, Fla. – Liberator Medical Holdings has reported net revenues of $20.4 million for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2015, a 9.7% increase compared to the same period last year.

CMS stuns with stance on accessories

‘Misapplication’ could mean 25% reduction in reimbursement for complex rehab accessories

WASHINGTON – CMS has released an FAQ indicating that competitive bid pricing for standard wheelchair accessories will be applied to complex rehab wheelchair accessories as part of a national expansion of the program slated for Jan. 1, 2016.

Providers in bid areas see glitch in payments


YARMOUTH, Maine – Some providers in Round 2 competitive bidding areas (CBAs) say they’re running into trouble billing for complex rehab accessories.