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Williard named to OAMES board

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08/08/2019

WORTHINGTON, Ohio – The Ohio Association of Medical Equipment Services has appointed Laura Williard, vice president of payer relations for AAHomecare, to its board of directors as AAHomecare liaison.

Pro tips: How to work with state Medicaid programs

Request 30-minute meetings and get to the point
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12/21/2018

Medicaid directors have a huge undertaking, ensuring their programs meet budgets, adhere to federal and state guidelines, and provide excellent patient outcomes.

Payer relations: Cures Act, state toolkit on agenda for 2019

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12/14/2018

WASHINGTON – The past year has been a busy one for AAHomecare’s Laura Williard: She met with 28 states about Medicaid rates. 2019 is shaping up to be just as busy, she says.

Tenacity pays off in 10 states, and counting

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Monday, March 19, 2018
Laura Williard
vice president of payer relations, AAHomecare

In December 2016, Congress passed wide-ranging healthcare legislation popularly known as the Cures bill that expedited the implementation of a requirement that the federal portion of Medicaid reimbursement to states for HME cannot exceed what Medicare would have allowed for these items, in aggreg

People news: Laura Williard

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12/07/2017

Laura Williard has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Home Medical Equipment & Services Association of New England. Williard is vice president for payer relations at AAHomecare.

Stakeholders wage protracted battle with other payers

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09/29/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – A recent decision by the Washington, D.C., Medicaid program to raise reimbursement for competitive bid items was a win, but stakeholders say it’s a constant battle to keep payers from lowering payments in the first place.

People in the news: Laura Williard, Lauren Barranti

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07/07/2017

AAHomecare has promoted Laura Williard to vice president of payer relations.

The relationship builder

Laura Williard will help AAHomecare ramp up resources for managed care market
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05/20/2016

WASHINGTON – What’s the key to HME providers thriving in the managed care market? Relationship building, says Laura Williard, who was named last week to a new position at AAHomecare, senior director of payer relations.

AAHomecare looks beyond Medicare

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05/17/2016

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has brought on board Laura Williard to help the association identify opportunities with payers besides Medicare.

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