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Mississippi providers score win on NIV guidance

July 27, 2023HME News Staff

JACKSON, Miss. – BlueCross BlueShield of Mississippi has updated its policy guidance to un-cap non-invasive ventilator rentals and update oxygen rentals in accordance with CMS guidelines. The new guidelines go into effect Aug. 1, 2023, according to a bulletin from AAHomecare. The Mississippi Association of Medical Equipment Suppliers (MSAMES) has engaged in persistent advocacy with policymakers and payers in the state to strengthen access to this critically important equipment, AAHomecare says....

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Mississippi Medicaid eliminates cut

October 28, 2021HME News Staff

JACKSON, Miss. – Lawmakers in Mississippi have eliminated a long-standing 5% reduction in Medicaid rates for DME effective July 1, 2021, AAHomecare reports. “This is a great win for Mississippi suppliers and a testament to what HME advocates can achieve at the state level,” said Matthew Boyd, COO for Jones County Medical Supply and president for MS MAMES, who helped lead efforts to eliminate the cut. “Our team focused on explaining the value that HME provides to...

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