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Tennessee: 'It's been very tough when you add up all these cuts'

April 26, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - After going the better part of 2009 without the state's Medicaid program chipping in its usual 20% for dual-eligible patients, HME providers are getting somewhat of a reprieve. Medicaid has begun chipping in again, but only about 5%, providers say. “It's always been Medicare pays 80% and Medicaid pays 20%,” said Scott Perkins, general manager of Bradley Medical Equipment in Cleveland, Tenn. “But then they started sending us remittances with zero balances. We...

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