A. In addition to contracted rates, there are key items often found in payer contracts that can significantly affect and often reduce reimbursements. Here are a few to look for:
A. It is often challenging for HME companies to get contracted with payers. Payers often close their networks to new provider applications once they reach a certain number of HME companies.
SALINAS, Calif. – Healthcents has watched as HME companies—not only providers, but also distributors and manufacturers— have become 60% to 70% of its customer base, replacing the medical practices that were the bulk of its business 10 years ago.
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