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Thune discusses challenges with HME providers 

June 30, 2022HME News Staff

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., met with MAMES members in Sioux Falls, S.D., on June 29 to discuss the critical issues facing the HME industry.  Members, as well as executives from AAHomecare and The VGM Group, discussed critical staffing shortages, cost increases and surcharges, flawed reimbursement rates and burdensome documentation requirements.  “Sen. Thune spent an hour listening to MAMES members explain how they were an integral part of the health care...

CARES Act, John Thune, Lobbying, Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services (MAMES), Reimbursement

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Tax-paying providers lose 21%, organizations say

June 26, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare has joined 17 other health care organizations in sending a letter to Congress asking them to fix a tax penalty embedded in the CARES Act.The organizations say, without a correction, tax-paying health care providers lose at least 21% of the benefit of relief funds related to the coronavirus pandemic.“Clawing back one-fifth of the CARES Act relief will only magnify pressures for the HME community and other health care providers,” said Tom Ryan, president and CEO...

AAHomecare, CARES Act, Relief funds, Tax

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