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State news: Minnesota, Kansas

February 26, 2019HME News Staff

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has released budget recommendations for 2020 and 2021 that include reimbursement cuts for DME, MAMES reports. Walz proposes changing “the medical assistance reimbursement formula for durable medical equipment that is also covered by Medicare to pay equivalent to the Medicare rateThis would reduce payment for DME starting in FY 2019 and reduce the value of recoveries in the forecast starting in FY 2021.” Walz also proposes simplifying reimbursement for products...

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Kansas proposes Medicaid rate cut

January 9, 2019HME News Staff

TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said in December it planned to submit an amendment to set the Medicaid fee schedule for DMEPOS items at 65% of the non-rural Medicare rates, effective Jan. 1. MAMES is working to set up a meeting with CMS to discuss the proposal, according to a bulletin. MAMES says that a legislative and regulatory approach may be needed to stop the cut from being implemented. Comments on the proposal are due Jan. 22.

Kansas, MAMES, Medicaid


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