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Williard named to OAMES board

August 8, 2019HME News Staff

WORTHINGTON, Ohio - The Ohio Association of Medical Equipment Services has appointed Laura Williard, vice president of payer relations for AAHomecare, to its board of directors as AAHomecare liaison. She will provide guidance to association leaders on payer issues on the state and national level with managed care plans, Medicare Advantage, commercial payers and state Medicaid programs. “Laura is a very influential addition to our advocacy team on payer policy,” said Kam Yuricich, executive...

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Ohio: Oxygen cuts averted

December 20, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A proposed Ohio Medicaid policy that would have set oxygen rates at 36% below the lowest Ohio Round 2 rate is now off the table.“The rates will still be cut, but not to the point where it threatens the benefit,” said Carl Mulberry, president of Columbus Medical Equipment. “We were able to reason with them, and now we're in a much better situation.”Rates for oxygen concentrators (E1380), for example, will go from around $165 to $130 per month, as opposed to...

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IAMES hires administrative management service

January 22, 2013HME News Staff

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - The board of directors of the Illinois Association for Medical Equipment Services (IAMES) has hired Dublin, Ohio-based Select Association Management (SAM) to provide administrative services, according to a press release. SAM also provides administrative services to the Ohio Association of Medical Equipment Services (OAMES) and the Association of Indiana Home Medical Equipment Services (AIHMES). Previously, Ty Bello managed IAMES.