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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

At today's far-too-early AAHomecare Washington Update, the association announced a new app. But CEO Tom Ryan (you all know Tom, right?) mentioned he's on twitter. I'm sorry, we're in Georgia. I meant to use the official state phrase: ya'll.

Legislative update: Bid fix a priority


WASHINGTON – There is a short window of opportunity for the HME industry to push its legislation when lawmakers return after the elections—but there is opportunity, say stakeholders.

AAH rally promises pop, flair and more


When the AAHomecare “Stand Up for Homecare” reception convenes on Tuesday, Oct.

Industry testimony ‘moves’ SBA


WASHINGTON – It wasn’t the HME industry’s first time testifying before the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) about overreaching regulatory burdens, but last week, something was different, stakeholders say.

AAH moves past anecdotes in audit fight


WASHINGTON – It’s no secret that audits are out of control, but without data it’s hard to build a case. That’s the problem AAHomecare hopes to help the industry fix with its HME Audit Key.

Help us unlock impact of audits


The healthcare industry as a whole has realized that every sector must join together to get out-of-control audits under control.

AAHomecare closes in on key issues


WASHINGTON – Expect a trio of HME-related bills to drop in the next few weeks as, slowly but surely, industry stakeholders make headway in their efforts to improve the competitive bidding program and the audit system.

HME Voice returns with Tom Ryan interview


WASHINGTON – The third season of HME Voice kicks off this week with an interview with AAHomecare President and CEO Tom Ryan. HME Voice, powered by Medtrade and sponsored by Emerge Sales, promises a “no-holds-barred discussion” with the association’s leader.

Reports offer little substance for HME industry


WASHINGTON – A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the Round 1 rebid of competitive bidding “parroted” CMS, say industry stakeholders.

Industry pushes forward after disappointing vote

Good news: House ‘doc fix’ bill delays ICD-10 for one year

WASHINGTON – In a setback for the HME industry, the House of Representatives on March 27 passed a “doc-fix” bill that contains no amendments to fix the competitive bidding program.