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AAH: seeks payer relations professional, submits comments

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12/27/2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is looking to add to its payer relations team.

VGM objects to bid program including vents, orthoses

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12/11/2018

WATERLOO, Iowa – With the complex care required for vent patients and with few suppliers serving the market, it’s best to keep the product category out of Medicare’s competitive bidding program, VGM says.

VGM provides talking points on vent proposal

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11/20/2018

WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group has pulled together suggested talking points for providers who plan to comment on CMS’s proposal to include vents in its next round of competi

Stakeholders now await final rule

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09/13/2018

WASHINGTON – A CMS proposed rule that, among other things, outlined changes to the competitive bidding program drew 514 comments by a Sept. 10 deadline.

AAH responds to recent proposed rule

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08/21/2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare argues that CMS should pay HME providers in competitive bidding areas a higher rate during an upcoming “gap period” in the program, according to comments submitted by the association this week in response to a recent proposed rule.

Bundling: the non-surprise surprise?

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Friday, February 28, 2014

I was as surprised as the next person to see this week’s advance notice of proposed rule making from CMS detailing its plans to not only spread bid pricing to non-bid areas (I guess we knew that one was coming), but also