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States ramp up message: Florida, Maine

February 6, 2018HME News Staff

The Florida Alliance of Home Care Services recently joined forces with AAHomecare to discuss patient access issues and managed care concerns with state officials in Tallahassee. Stakeholders met with representatives from the governor's office and the Agency for Health Care Administration. They also met with lawmakers, including Reps. Jose Oliva and Frank White. In a press release, FAHCS called the meetings “encouraging”…HOMES President and CEO Karyn Estrella and association members testified...

FAHCS, HOMES, Lobbying, state associations

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Va., N.C. move to regional association

November 4, 2016HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. - The Virginia Association of Durable Medical Equipment Companies (VADMEC) and the North Carolina Association of Medical Equipment Services (NCAMES) have combined to form the Atlantic Coast Medical Equipment Suppliers (ACMESA). The executive director of both associations, Beth Bowen, made the announcement on twitter on Nov. 3. Bowen owns an association management company named TayCar, Inc. Bowen also leads the Florida Association of Home Care Services (FAHCS) and, earlier this year, she...

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One event, with twice the energy

June 19, 2015Rick Rector

In mid-May, I had the pleasure of attending the Northeast Post Acute Care Symposium in Connecticut. The Symposium was this year's combined meeting of the HOMES and NYMEP associations, joined for the first time.First, I should say the event was great.There was an engaged group of attendees from both New England and New York.There were good networking opportunities, with all meals and breaks taken in the exhibit hall, so exhibitors and attendees had ample time to mingle.The program was packed with...

HOMES, NYMEP, state associations

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Guest Blog

Get off your soft chairs

March 19, 2014HME News Staff

The DME/HME industry for the past 30 or more years has been cyclic. There have been changes, but most providers have experienced very good years. But the times are now rapidly changing. CMS and Medicare have been running out of funds. They are looking for every way possible to delay reimbursements. They move forward without any thoughts of how these delays will affect the beneficiaries and providers. AAHomecare is leading the battle, together with the state DME associations, against these onerous...

aahomecare, Membership, state associations

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