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HME providers, Medicaid compromise in Vermont

June 1, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

MONTPELIER, Vt. - HME providers have a “handshake agreement” with the Department of Vermont Health Access to improve Medicaid reimbursement after a number of providers threatened to leave the program. In January, DVHA published a bulletin outlining its plans to adopt Medicare rates, resulting in a reduction in reimbursement anywhere from 38% to 56%, says Kurt Filiaut, CEO of Keene, N.H.-based Keene Medical Supply, which has six locations in Vermont. “Certainly, there is still...

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Keene Medical sticks with Medicaid

May 30, 2018HME News Staff

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Keene Medical Products will remain an in-network provider with The Department Vermont Health Access, which oversees the state's Medicaid program, according to an article in Vermont Business Magazine. The provider in April had said it would withdraw effective June 1 in response to changes in Medicaid reimbursement rates. DVHA has been in communication with HOMES to address concerns and continues to make adjustments to the new fee schedule. Keene Medical and DVHA will collaborate...

Keene Medical Products, Medicaid, Vermont

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