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In brief: Bills get bump, CMS touts MA plans

September 19, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A legislative fly-in on Sept. 10 spearheaded by The MED Group and supported by AAHomecare resulted in 100 meetings with lawmakers. The topics of discussion at the meetings: bills to reform the competitive bidding and audit programs, H.R. 4920 and H.R. 5083, respectively. “These bills are gaining momentum and our presence on the Hill should make a difference,” said Jeff Woodham, senior vice president and general manager of The MED Group, in a press release....

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Legislative update: Industry hits the road

August 15, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - It's game time for the industry's efforts to reform the audit and competitive bidding programs, industry stakeholders say.“We need to do everything we can to build support for our bills to put ourselves in the best possible position to be attached to a moving vehicle prior to the end of the year,” said Seth Johnson, vice president of government relations for Pride Mobility. “There's plenty of opportunity to address all our issues.”To that end, during the August...

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AAH asks state associations to back audit bill

July 25, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare is asking HME state associations to formally support H.R. 5083, the Medicare DMEPOS Audit Reform and Improvement (AIR) Act, by signing a letter that will be featured on the new website www.fixmedicareaudits.org. Seven state associations have signed the letter so far. AAHomecare will close the letter July 30. Associations that wish to sign the letter should contact Ashley Jackson, [email protected], as soon as possible.

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New audit website serves as 'rallying point'

July 16, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare has launched FixMedicareAudits.org to serve as one-stop shop for audit reform, the association announced this week. The cornerstone of the new site: H.R. 5083, The Audit Improvement and Reform Act (AIR Act), which was introduced by Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., on July 11. “The new site will serve as a rallying point for the HME community to come together in support of the AIR Act, which will apply common sense fixes to one of the most pressing challenges facing our industry...

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New audit website serves as 'rallying point'

July 16, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare has launched FixMedicareAudits.org to serve as one-stop shop for audit reform, the association announced this week. The cornerstone of the new site: H.R. 5083, The Audit Improvement and Reform Act (AIR Act), which was introduced by Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., on July 11. “The new site will serve as a rallying point for the HME community to come together in support of the AIR Act, which will apply common sense fixes to one of the most pressing challenges facing our industry...

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