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Minnesota backpedals on incontinence program

September 5, 2018HME News Staff

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota's Department of Human Services has tabled its plan to implement a preferred provider program for incontinence supplies after MAMES was granted a temporary restraining order on Aug. 24, according to a press release. The program, which was opposed by medical suppliers, disability advocates and the governor, would have awarded a single contract to provide incontinence supplies to Medicaid beneficiaries. “This program posed a mortal risk to dozens of Minnesota small...

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AAH survey seeks input on sole-source contracts

July 19, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare's Medical Supplies Council is conducting a survey to evaluate the impact of sole-source contracts and narrow network arrangements on beneficiary access. Specifically, beneficiaries and case managers in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Tennessee and Texas are asked to share their experiences. AAHomecare is asking providers to share the link to the survey on social media and with referral sources, and to engage with consumer advocacy groups. Information...

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Single-source contract 'promotes favoritism'

August 28, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

AMARILLO, Texas - HME providers in Texas have solid ground to stand on when it comes to their criticism of a new Medicaid contract that makes Medline a single-source provider of 244 DME supplies, says an industry attorney.Pam Colbert, a member of the Health Care Group at the law firm Brown & Fortunato, outlined a number of ways the contract violates Texas law in her complaint on behalf of Alliance Medical Supply, a provider in San Antonio.It's anything but competitivePer the Texas Government Code...

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