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AAH, ATS make their case on the Hill

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02/08/2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare and the American Thoracic Society will share the impacts of Medicare’s competitive bidding program on oxygen patients at a Feb. 14 congressional staff briefing.

Texas lawmakers eye contract

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02/07/2018

AUSTIN, Texas – Superior HealthPlan’s contract with the state of Texas could face scrutiny by a state ethics committee, according to local news reports.

Stakeholders unrelenting on IFR

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02/02/2018

WASHINGTON – Industry efforts to lobby lawmakers to pressure the Office of Management and Budget to release an interim final rule that would provide relief from Medicare’s competitive bidding program are moving the needle, stakeholders say.

Industry appeals for ‘common sense’

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02/02/2018

WASHINGTON – HME issues took center stage at the inaugural meeting of a new CMS focus group aimed at putting “Patients Over Paperwork.”

In brief: Massachusetts moves to preferred supplier, Cooke & Burnell closes

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02/02/2018

BOSTON – The Medicaid program in Massachusetts has entered into a preferred supplier agreement for incontinence supplies with Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply, according to a recent

Massachusetts Medicaid taps Geriatric Medical as preferred supplier

State says it will save $3.7M
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02/02/2018

BOSTON – The Medicaid program in Massachusetts has entered into a preferred supplier agreement for incontinence supplies with Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply, according to a recent administrative bulletin.

Stakeholders seek ally in Azar

‘We just want to him to remember to come back with his commitment to Thune to look into the IFR’
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01/26/2018

WASHINGTON – The ink is barely dry on his confirmation papers, but industry stakeholders are ready to work with new Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.

In brief: VA, HHS partner on fraud prevention; Beacon transitions HME biz to Alick’s

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01/26/2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Health and Human Services and CMS are partnering to strengthen fraud prevention efforts.

It’s official: Azar is in at HHS

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01/25/2018

WASHINGTON – Alex Azar has been confirmed by the Senate as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services by a 55-43 vote. At his Jan. 9 confirmation hearing, Azar told Sen.

VA, HHS partner on fraud prevention

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01/24/2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Health and Human Services and CMS are partnering to strengthen fraud prevention efforts.

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