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Bid relief nears finish line

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12/02/2016

WASHINGTON – The HME industry is within spitting distance of rolling back certain Medicare reimbursement cuts after the 21st Century Cures Act sailed through the House of Representatives last week.

Cures Act passes House

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12/01/2016

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives yesterday passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which includes important HME-related provisions, by a margin of 392 to 26.

Bid relief ‘in the mix’

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11/18/2016

WASHINGTON – Amid the chaos in Washington, D.C., industry stakeholders have been crisscrossing the Hill to ensure relief from Medicare’s competitive bidding program doesn’t get lost in the shuffle.

Trump, man of mystery

Stakeholders latch on to president-elect’s stances on small government
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11/11/2016

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are looking ahead at what a Trump presidency could mean for HME.

AAHomecare returns to Crystal City

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11/10/2016

ARLINGTON, Va. – AAHomecare is relocating its offices from Washington, D.C., to Arlington, Va., to save on rent andput membership dues to better use. The change will also allow the association to reach Capitol Hill faster, it says.

The year of the woman

Davin, Cross sweep awards at Medtrade
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11/01/2016

ATLANTA – Two women took home prestigious awards at Medtrade this year.

Final push for rural bid relief

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10/21/2016

When the HME industry last year began to take in the full potential effects of the looming application of bidding-derived pricing for rural and other non-bid areas, providers and industry stakeholders alike were alarmed at potential cuts of 50% or more for many

New study is wake-up call for providers, says Ryan

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10/21/2016

WASHINGTON – Medicare payments under the competitive bidding program are below providers’ costs and therefore unsustainable, says a new study.

Reimbursement doesn’t cover costs, study says

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10/20/2016

WASHINGTON – Medicare reimbursement rates cover, on average, only 88% of overall costs for companies providing HME products and services, according to a new study released yesterday by AAHomecare.

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