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Mulvaney on IFR: We hear you

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04/19/2018

WASHINGTON – Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said this week that the agency is working to release an interim final rule that would provide relief from Medicare’s competitive bidding program, but he gave no timeline for when that might happen.

CMS revisits templates

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04/17/2018

WASHINGTON – CMS will once again hold a Special Open Door Forum on templates and clinical data elements for respiratory related items this Thursday at 3 p.m. EST.

Poll respondents have high hopes for e-technology

Despite increase in interest, stumbling blocks remain
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04/13/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – Electronic ordering and documentation have dominated the headlines in recent weeks, and it’s about time, say the respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.

In brief: AAHomecare meets with Hargan, Inogen reports data security incident

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04/13/2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare execs met with HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan on April 11 to discuss competitive bidding relief and other industry priorities.

In brief: AAH ‘embraces’ e-prescribing, Medicare Advantage gets 3.4% increase

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04/06/2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s Executive Committee will examine e-prescribing platforms to recommend the best solution for its provider members.

AAH on e-prescribing: ‘It’s time to fully embrace it’

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04/05/2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s Executive Committee will examine e-prescribing platforms to recommend the best solution for its provider members.

AAH on bid relief: ‘We’re not going away’

Stakeholders push bill in Congress, press CMS on IFR, and go on offense with MedPAC
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03/30/2018

LAS VEGAS – After a brief timeout for Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas last week, AAHomecare officials are back at it in Washington, D.C.

Medtrade Spring enters new era

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03/30/2018

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas may be known as Disneyland for grownups, but at last week’s Medtrade Spring, the mood was all business.

Bachenheimer on the good fight

‘This industry has so much potential,’ says long-time industry advocate
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03/30/2018

WASHINGTON ­– Cara Bachenheimer has a new gig that allows her to double-down on her efforts advocating for the HME industry.

In brief: Amazon wants to disrupt health care, VGM helps protect sleep contract

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03/30/2018

BOSTON – DME is one of five possible points of entry for Amazon to dominate the healthcare market, according to a new report from global management consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting.

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