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NC Medicaid extends rate increase

September 16, 2021HME News Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – North Carolina Medicaid has agreed to extend a 5% rate increase for home medical equipment for two months, until Nov. 30, according to AAHomecare. Medicaid officials have also agreed to meet with ACMESA to discuss extending the relief beyond Nov. 30.  “North Carolina providers are elated that NC Medicaid elected to extend the 5% Covid relief,” said Craig Rae, ACMESA president. “In light of the continued cost increases we’re facing, this helps protect...

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North Carolina implements Medicaid rate floor

July 8, 2021HME News Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on June 29 signed S594, a bill that creates a rate floor for durable medical equipment, ACMESA and AAHomecare report.  Per the legislation, reimbursement for DME will be set at 100% of the lesser of the supplier’s usual and customary rate or the maximum allowable Medicaid fee-for-service rates for DME and supplies, orthotics and prosthetics.  The legislation, which went into effect July 1, protects rate floor provisions for...

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Managed Care, N.C.: Providers use break to address concerns

January 6, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

RALEIGH, N.C. - HME providers here got a reprieve in November when North Carolina suspended its transition to Medicaid managed care after Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a $502 million bill to fund it.The program was slated to begin Feb. 1, with many providers already enrolled with one of the five managed care plans.“At this point, they are not cancelling the contracts, but they are suspending related activities,” said David Chandler, director of payer relations for AAHomecare. “They are...

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Aeroflow applauds vents decision

May 22, 2018HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Healthcare will be able to provide even more support for its patients now that North Carolina Medicaid reimburses for home non-invasive ventilators. “For years, N.C. Medicaid patients with chronic respiratory failure, hypoventilation, neuromuscular disorders, and other diagnoses were unable to receive non-invasive ventilation (NIV) therapy, because Medicaid would not cover it,” said Rob Hunter, Aeroflow sales director. “Now that NC Medicaid will cover...

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North Carolina: No 'rosy picture' for new Medicaid system

August 23, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

RALEIGH, N.C. - A new system meant to streamline billing for Medicaid is, in a word, a mess, say providers here.“We expected glitches, but nothing like this,” said Beth Bowen, executive director of the North Carolina Association of Medical Equipment Services.The new system, called NC Tracks, was implemented July 1. Since then, HME providers have experienced many technical issues with the system, which uses different product codes than the old system and is, in many cases, not compatible...

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