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Indiana providers eligible for ARPA relief

November 3, 2022HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS – HME providers in Indiana are eligible for relief under the American Rescue Plan Act. As home and community-based services, they can receive a grant equivalent to 8.1% of their qualified Medicaid billings. The Great Lakes Home Medical Services Association, AAHomecare and NCART reached out to Medicaid authorities in Indiana, as well as to Michigan and Illinois, in June 2021 to highlight CMS guidance related to acceptable uses for ARPA funding and asked for significant relief for...

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Indiana pauses prior auths for CPAP, BiPAP

August 16, 2022HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) has temporarily paused prior authorizations for continued use of respiratory assist devices, including CPAP and BiPAP, obtained through managed care programs, effective Aug. 1, 2022, to Jan. 31, 2023. The change is in response to continued impacts from a recall on Philips respiratory products. AAHomecare worked with the Great Lakes HME Association’s Medicaid committee and IHCP to make the case for pausing compliance requirements...

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Medicaid holds off on cuts in Indiana

November 12, 2019HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - Medicaid officials in Indiana have halted their plans to adopt the lowest Medicare rates, VGM reports. On Nov. 6, officials met in person with several members of the Great Lakes Home Medical Services association and HME providers in the state, along with representatives from VGM, AAHomecare and NCART, as a first step toward collaborating on fee schedule changes. In September, the state announced plans to adopt the lowest Medicare rates starting Oct. 1 to comply with the 21st Century...

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