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AAHomecare takes short and long view

Delay bid program, assess changed landscape

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is working with Dobson DaVanzo & Associates to package together the results of a recent survey in another push to delay Round 2021 of competitive bidding.

In brief: Invacare improves adjusted EBITDA, Option Care Health sees ‘robust’ growth


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare reported net sales of $218.4 million in the first quarter, a 2.2% decrease compared to the same period last year.

Commercial payers update guidelines


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has updated its Third-Party Payer and MCO Tracking resource to include recent updates from several payers.

AAHomecare urges Medicaid to ensure access


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is asking CMS to ensure state Medicaid program do not engage in cost-cutting measures that will access patient access to DME.

Short takes: AAHomecare, CAIRE, RESNA


AAHomecare is accepting nominations for four open positions on its board of directors

AAH expands COVID resources


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has added a Third-Party & MCO Tracking Resource page to its website as a repository for policy changes from major third-party payers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Stakeholders push states to adopt federal policies


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s payer relations team is involved in ongoing meetings and conversations in 46 states to encourage Medicaid to follow Medicare’s lead in covering beneficiaries with acute respiratory conditions, and relaxing documentation, testing and other requirements during the coronavirus pandemic.

In brief: MedPAC finds no change in health outcomes, CMS suspends CERT reviews


WASHINGTON – Medicare spending for diabetes testing supplies decreased by 88% between 2010-2017, according to a new report from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, but health outcomes have remained stable.

AAH launches survey to assess business costs related to pandemic


WASHINGTON – In response to a request from CMS, AAHomecare is conducting a survey of HME providers and manufacturer/distributors to assess increased company costs and supply disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAH releases reimbursement tool


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has developed a tool to help providers analyze the estimated 75/25 blended rates for non-rural, non-competitive bid areas during the public health emergency.