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Ostomy supplies: Pay now or pay later, stakeholders say

September 24, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON – With reimbursement declining from a variety of payers, stakeholders are banding together to advocate for better pricing and access to innovative ostomy products.  “They are lowering reimbursement – and some already have pretty low reimbursement to begin with – to the point where only certain products are able to be provided,” said Laura Williard, vice president of payer relations for AAHomecare. “(For example), there are managed care organizations...

aahomecare, Better Health, Ostomy supplies

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180 Medical honored

October 5, 2018HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY - 180 Medical, a provider of urological and ostomy supplies, has been recognized for the 9th year as one of the Best Places to Work in Oklahoma by the Best Companies Group, which surveys nearly 6,000 companies and their 800,000 employees every year. "We are just so proud and pleased to be ranked as one of the best employers in Oklahoma," says Angie Christopher, HR director. "We're dedicated to making 180 Medical a fun and fulfilling place to work for our employees, where they can feel...

180 Medical, Ostomy supplies, urological supplies

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Stakeholders push back against ostomy recommendation

July 27, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Access & Care Coalition, led by the United Spinal Association, has retained a lobbying group to boost efforts to prevent expanding competitive bidding to ostomy and urological supplies, according to a bulletin from AAHomecare. A June MedPAC report included recommendations to include the two product categories in Medicare's bid program. The coalition is part of a coordinated effort by AAHomecare, consumers and other stakeholders who believe that a proactive approach against the recommendation...

aahomecare, Access & Care Coalition, Competitive Bidding, Ostomy supplies, United Spinal Association

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In brief: AAH tallies impact of Cures provision, MACs drop revised CMN requirement

May 4, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Medicaid programs of 11 states have indicated that they will be changing their fee schedules to match Medicare's, AAHomecare reports.Twelve states say they will not be changing their fee schedules at this time, and 10 states say they are still analyzing data with AAHomecare and/or CMS.“It's gratifying to work alongside so many dedicated individuals across the country to encourage state Medicaid officials to take a careful look at their options for complying with the Cures Medicaid...

Acentus, Ally Medical, Cork Medical, Ostomy supplies, Preston Wound Care, PromptCare

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