AAHomecare has shortened and slashed the price of its Washington Legislative Conference this year. The conference will take place at the Washington Court Hotel on May 24 and 25, but events will conclude at 2 p.m.
WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has asked newly minted Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price to issue an interim final rule to repeal the fully adjusted Medicare rates that originally went into effect in non-competitive bidding areas on July 1, 2016.
WASHINGTON – Health Net Federal Services, the Tricare contractor for the north region, agrees that a provision in the 21st Century Cures Act impacts its payments for home medical equipment, according to AAHomecare.
WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has added several new companies to its corporate partners program. They are: Acelity, AeroCare USA, Domtar Personal Care, Med-South, and Rotech Healthcare. The program, which launched in 2012, now has 23 members.
WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has released a briefing paper designed to help HME providers engage state Medicaid programs now that a new law has been passed that limits the federal contribution for HME to these programs to the Medicare rates starting Jan. 1, 2018.
WASHINGTON – The members of AAHomecare’s new Hi Tech Work Group will meet face-to-face at Medtrade Spring to set next steps in their goal of getting private payers to increase reimbursement for new oxygen and sleep therapy technology, or create new payment models for them