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Provider relief updates: PPP, Medicaid


President Trump has extended the deadline for small businesses to apply for a loan from the Paycheck Protection Program to Aug. 8.

North Carolina rate protects DME


RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on July 2 signed Bill 808, including a provision creating a rate floor for durable medical equipment.

AAHomecare reaches out on Medicaid relief


WASHINGTON —AAHomecare is working to get equitable treatment for HME suppliers who have been denied Medicaid-based relief.

HHS releases funds for Medicaid providers

Stakeholders have asked HHS to include HME providers

WASHINGTON - The Department of Health and Human Services is distributing an additional $15 billion in relief funding from the Provider Relief Fund, this time specifically for health care providers that participate in state Medicaid and CHIP programs, VGM reports.

AAH to HHS: Include HME in Medicaid relief


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has asked the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to include HME suppliers in any future rounds of relief for providers who bill Medicaid.

Stakeholders try to get ahead of Medicaid cuts


WASHINGTON – HME industry stakeholders are laying the groundwork to push back against anticipated Medicaid cuts, as states grapple with budgetary pressures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

NCART launches Medicaid survey


WASHINGTON – NCART, in conjunction with AAHomecare and U.S. Rehab, is currently conducting a 2020 Medicaid CRT Survey to gather information on CRT policies on a state-by-state basis.

Monroe Wheelchair works system


SYRACUSE, N.Y. – With the rise of managed care organizations in Medicaid, especially in New York, it’s been worth it for Monroe Wheelchair to have a contract relations manager on staff, Doug Westerdahl says.

Medicaid: NCART gets in the weeds

Association recently added California to list of states in which it engages lobbyists

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Medicaid issues have always been a priority for NCART, but they’re more urgent than ever, says Don Clayback.