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In brief: AAH survey, CR modifier, Option Care network 

May 3, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s strategic priorities survey is live.    The brief survey seeks input from all areas of the home medical equipment sector, including suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, service providers and association executives. It will remain open through May 12.   “Just as our health care system is changing, AAHomecare must evolve to support its wide range of stakeholders,” said Josh Marx, CEO of Medical Service Company and chairman...

AAHomecare, CR Modifier, Option Care, Public Health Emergency, strategic priorities

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CMS OKs continued use of CR modifier 

May 2, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The DME MACs have published new directions that state for claims impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, HME providers can continue to use the CR modifier and COVID-19 narrative for ongoing rental and supplies/accessories after the public health emergency ends on May 11, AAHomecare reports.  The instructions rescind the announcement in an MLN Connects in March that directed providers to stop using the CR modifier after the end of the PHE.  “To address concerns...

COVID-19, CR Modifier, Public Health Emergency

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