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Ohio: Medicaid seeks steep oxygen cut

November 22, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Providers in Ohio are fighting the state's plan to set Medicaid rates for oxygen to 36% below the lowest Round 2 rate in the state.“With the cuts we're already seeing from Medicare, if Medicaid also makes those cuts, it's going to hamper the service we offer our patients,” said Jamie Blair, vice president of New Boston, Ohio-based Genesis Respiratory Services.Ohio Medicaid in September announced the cuts as part of a plan to move both oxygen and custom seating/wheelchairs...

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Ohio: Medicaid may require surety bonds

August 23, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

COLUMBUS, Ohio - HME providers are “high risk,” and therefore should be required to get surety bonds if they want to participate in Ohio's Medicaid program, according to a recent audit report. That may or may not be a big deal, stakeholders say.“As Medicare providers, a lot of our members already have that,” said Kam Yuricich, executive director of the Ohio Association of Medical Equipment Services (OAMES). “The big question is if this will be a separate bond, or...

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