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AAHomecare seeks to curb illegal online sales

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12/14/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is working with outside counsel on a strategy to curb illegal online sales of durable medical equipment, after learning that third-party sellers in North Dakota sold CPAP devices through Amazon without prescriptions.

AAHomecare shuffles leadership

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12/14/2017

WASHINGTON – Joel Mills, CEO of Advanced Home Care in Greensboro, N.C., has been appointed treasurer of AAHomecare’s Executive Committee. He replaces Jeff Hall, president and CEO of Reliable Medical Supplies in Brooklyn, Minn.

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: We’re monitoring MedPAC

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12/01/2017

WASHINGTON – The Medicare Payment and Advisory Committee offered a mixed bag of observations about the competitive bidding program at a recent meeting, but they likely won’t lead to any significant changes, say industry stakeholders.

Bid bill update: Co-sponsors pile on

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11/17/2017

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have kicked efforts to gather co-sponsors for H.R. 4229 into high gear and have no plans of slowing down, they say.

AAH council spells it out

New white paper highlights importance of both complex rehab, standard mobility
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11/17/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s Complex Rehab and Mobility Council this month published a short white paper that outlines the differences between complex rehab and standard mobility products in grids and photos.

In brief: McMorris Rodgers circulates letter, AAHomecare releases white paper

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11/10/2017

WASHINGTON – A “Dear Colleague” letter asking representatives to sign on to H.R. 4229 is being circulated by Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa.

AAHomecare releases rehab white paper

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11/09/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s Complex Rehab and Mobility Council has created a new white paper that clearly explains the difference between complex rehab technology and standard mobility products.

HME industry ‘cuts to the chase’in bid fight

Update: Number of original co-sponsors for draft relief legislation hits 10
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10/24/2017

ATLANTA – The HME industry is leaner and meaner than ever, but it’s still in fighting shape, AAHomecare President and CEO Tom Ryan told Medtrade attendees at the Washington Update on Tuesday morning.

 “We are still in battle, still advocating,” he said.

Making headway on HME reimbursement issues

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10/20/2017

There’s no getting around the fact that the HME sector remains under pressure thanks to significant cuts to Medicare reimbursement over the last few years.

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