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Stakeholders push for rule’s release

March 1, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care has partnered with AAHomecare and the VGM Group to send a one-page letter to CMS urging the agency to finalize the DMEPOS final rule as quickly as possible.  A proposed rule published in October outlined the agency’s plans to make permanent the 50-50 blended reimbursement rates in rural areas.  “In light of the pandemic, it is more important than ever that the Medicare...

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AAH releases reimbursement tool

April 14, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare has developed a tool to help providers analyze the estimated 75/25 blended rates for non-rural, non-competitive bid areas during the public health emergency.The tool allows providers to choose their state in the dropdown menu, filter by product and find the estimated rate.The blended rates are effective March 6, but CMS has not published the rates yet.In the interim, the DME MACs will reimburse providers at the 100% adjusted rate and will refund them when their claims systems...

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