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State news: Connecticut Medicaid drops requirement

June 5, 2018HME News Staff

HARTFORD - HME providers will no longer have to retain the original signature on prescriptions and proof of delivery for Medicaid patients for claims on or after July 1, 2018, according to HOMES. “This is a huge win for our Connecticut members,” said Karyn Estrella, president and CEO of the association. “We've been fighting this for years. With the strain of continuing reimbursement cuts, our members need regulatory relief.” Gov. Dannel Malloy signed S.B. 243, “An...

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Connecticut providers face steep cuts

March 8, 2018HME News Staff

HARTFORD - The Connecticut Department of Social Services has published a bulletin outlining its plans to reduce reimbursement rates for HME, supplies, O&P and complex rehab by 50% to 60% on April 1, according to the Home Medical Equipment and Services Association of New England. HOMES, in collaboration with AAHomecare and NCART, is planning a multi-pronged approach to fighting the cuts, first with a survey of providers in the state. The provider survey, which closes March 9, asks for information...

Connecticut, HOMES, Medicaid, Reimbursement

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