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AAH’s Ryan: ‘We are so close’

Industry stakeholders hit the Hill with letter to appeal for bid relief
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05/26/2017

WASHINGTON – The timing of AAHomecare’s Washington Legislative Conference couldn’t have been better, Tom Ryan told attendees on Wednesday, the day before their Capitol Hill meetings.

Senate committee prioritizes audit, appeals reform

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05/26/2017

WASHINGTON – Forcing Medicare to better coordinate audits and improve the appeals process is one of the top priorities of the Senate Finance Committee this year, Kimberly Brandt told attendees at the AAHomecare Washington Legislative Conference on Wednesday.

In brief: Small Business Committee goes to bat for HME, CareCentrix partners with Performant

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05/26/2017

WASHINGTON – The House Small Business Committee is asking Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price for relief for HME providers.

Small Business Committee goes to bat for HME

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05/24/2017

WASHINGTON – The House Small Business Committee is asking Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price for relief for HME providers.

CareCentrix, Performant specialize fraud efforts

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05/23/2017

HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix has teamed up with Performant Financial Corporation, the new national RAC for DME, home health and hospice, to deploy specialized analytics and algorithms to better identify and decrease waste and fraud, it announced May 23.

Prior auth legislation could nudge CMS forward

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05/19/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare hopes a new bill will be the legislative push for CMS to speed up a prior authorization process for certain HME.

Appeals backlog wears on

‘Hopefully we’re still in business when our cases get to a judge,’ says provider Donna Barraclough
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05/19/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – A whopping 92% of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they have claims stuck at the administrative law judge level and are waiting—and waiting—for hearing dates.

In brief: Medtrade shifts to shorter show, congresswoman circulates support letter

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05/19/2017

ATLANTA – Medtrade officials have shortened this year’s show and added a cash incentive to attendees who stick around for the duration.

Medtrade shifts to shorter show

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05/19/2017

ATLANTA – Medtrade officials have shortened this year’s show and added a cash incentive to attendees who stick around for the duration.

Congresswoman releases support letter

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05/18/2017

WASHINGTON – Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers. R-Wash., is circulating a sign-on letter asking HHS Secretary Tom Price to make significant changes to HME policy.

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