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Georgia passes licensure requirement

April 12, 2017HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Georgia's House of Representatives and Senate have passed a bill that establishes a licensure requirement for DME suppliers. Under the requirement, a supplier must submit the appropriate forms as prescribed by the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy, submit the requisite license fee, and maintain an office or place of business within Georgia. The supplier must also meet safety standards, including ensuring all personnel engaged in delivery, maintenance and repair of DME receive annual continuing...

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Medicaid relents on stander accessories

July 22, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA - It seems like, even when rehab providers here make progress, it's often a good-news, bad-news scenario. The good news: Rehab providers recently convinced the state's Medicaid program to resume paying for stander accessories. The bad news: Medicaid is in the middle of switching to a new claims processor and, until that's over, its hands are tied. "It might be a year before providers are able to bill for accessories again," said Laura Cohen, co-coordinator of The Clinician Task Force, which...

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