Subscribe to RSS - aahomecare


Stakeholders issue challenge on H.R. 2771


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare asks providers to zero in on lawmakers who have previously co-sponsored bid-relief legislation and ask them to support H.R. 2771.

Stakeholders eye upcoming payment rule

‘What will be the formula in non-bid areas?’

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are stepping back to take a larger view of payment issues for HME, with the bid window for Round 2021 closing on Wednesday.

In brief: CMS ‘locks door to vault,’ stakeholders raise alarm on proposal to weaken Medicaid oversight


WASHINGTON – CMS has issued a final rule that creates several new revocation and denial authorities to bolster the agency’s efforts to stop waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP.

Payer Relations Council sets agenda


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s new Payer Relations Council met for the first time in Arlington, Va., last week, to establish objectives for 2020, including educating the payer community on the value o

AAH pushes back

New campaign fights perception of providers as equipment dealers

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has kicked off a new campaign showcasing the value of HME providers, naming Gayle Devin, CEO of Minneapolis-based ActivStyle (see related story), as its first “HME Hero.”

Gayle Devin, sole-source soldier

‘I’ve sometimes spent more time working on this than running my business, but I wouldn’t have a business to run if I didn’t’

MINNEAPOLIS – AAHomecare’s first “HME Hero” Gayle Devin has helped to develop a playbook for fighting sole-source contracts for incontinence supplies in a number of states.

AAHomecare profiles ‘HME Hero’


WASHINGTON – Gayle Devin is the first provider to be featured as an “HME Hero” by AAHomecare. “HME Heroes” are individuals who go above and beyond in the HME community, the association says.

In brief: NovaSom files for bankruptcy, Cape Medical makes buy


GLEN BURNIE, Md. – VirtuOx is seeking to acquire the assets of NovaSom, which filed for Chapter 11 Aug. 2.

AAHomecare clarifies EVV requirements: They don’t apply to DME


WASHINGTON – New guidance issued by CMS on electronic visit verification requirements for certain Medicaid services does not apply to durable medical equipment, according to a bulletin from AAHomecare.

Stakeholders dig in for August recess

‘We’ve got a lot of work to do,’ says Tom Ryan

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders plan to use the August congressional recess to lay the groundwork for moving forward key priorities in September.