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HHS reopens relief funding

August 4, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Department of Health and Human Services has reopened applications for Medicare-based relief funding and extended the application deadline for Medicaid-based relief, according to AAHomecare. The news is especially welcome for providers that did not apply for the $20 billing Tranche 2 funding from the Medicare-based relief fund, the association says. “We heard from HME suppliers who were excluded from substantial Medicaid-based relief and reached out to HHS about this problem,”...

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Stakeholders expect PHE to be extended

July 1, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - It appears the Department of Health and Human Services will extend the current public health emergency.Both AAHomecare and the VGM Group have pointed to a June 29 tweet posted by Michael Caputo, HHS assistant secretary for public affairs, that said: “HHS expects to renew the public health emergency due to COVID-19 before it expires. We have already renewed this PHE once.”HHS first put the PHE in place on Jan. 27. It renewed the PHE on April 26 for another 90 days.Renewing...

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NRRTS extends amnesty

March 28, 2018HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - NRRTS has extended an Amnesty Program for awarding the CRTS designation to new or current registrants who meet certain criteria through June 1. The organization has awarded the designation to about 30 registrants since the program launched on Jan. 1. Registrants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the program: They must have a minimum of three years of experience providing direct services to consumers; they must be an ATP in good standing for a minimum of three years...

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