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COVID-19: AAH organizes letter to commercial payers

March 25, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - More than 150 HME companies have signed a letter with policy recommendations to help providers better serve patients and ease burdens on hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic, AAHomecare reports.The 18 recommendations in the letter to commercial payers include providing coverage for short-term oxygen for patients with acute conditions; allowing for coverage and reimbursement of equipment, supplies and services provided to patients with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis; waiving all...

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Providers shift focus to commercial payers

February 21, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Several months into Medicare's national mail-order program for diabetes, the best that can be said for some of non-contract suppliers still in business: They are hanging in there.“We are down to three employees: me, my brother and my sister,” said Mark Gielniak, vice president of the family-owned Diabetes Plus in Warren, Mich. “I had to lay off all of my nephews, nieces and my daughter.”One bright spot: Diabetes Plus has seen an uptick in referrals from other payers, like...

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