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AAH meets with Humana Military on documentation glitch

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07/16/2019

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has requested that Humana Military waive the requirement for documentation submission with each subsequent rental month after the initial documentation is received.

In brief: Industry loses leader, accessories included in another bill

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07/12/2019

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – Karyn Estrella, the president and CEO of Home Medical Equipment and Services Association of New England, has died at 61. She spent more than 20 years advocating for the HME industry.

Stakeholders stand their ground

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07/03/2019

WASHINGTON – The bid window for Round 2021 may be opening next week, but industry stakeholders are still racking up co-sponsors for H.R. 2771 and working on a Senate companion bill.

In brief: Senate presses CMS on vents, C2C loses protest

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07/03/2019

WASHINGTON – Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, have sent a letter signed by 38 senators to HHS and CMS asking them to drop non-invasive vents from Round 2021 of competitive bidding, according to AAHomecare.

QIC will transition from C2C to Maximus

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06/28/2019

WASHINGTON – C2C Innovative Solutions has lost its bid to remain CMS’s Qualified Independent Contractor for HME, according to AAHomecare.

Audit round up: RACs cut checks, UPICs run roughshod

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06/28/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – Nearly two years after Performant Recovery announced it would perform an underpayment review for Group 3 power wheelchair options, providers are receiving refund checks, says Andrea Stark.

In brief: RMS buys Med City Mobility, SC holds back on some cuts

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06/28/2019

MINNEAPOLIS – Reliable Medical Supply has made its first acquisition since taking on an outside investor last year: Med City Mobility.

Survey: Providers aren’t jumping to buy POCs

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06/28/2019

NEW YORK – Providers expect only 2.6% growth in their POC purchases over the next 12 months, according to a new survey from Needham & Company.

Senate backs vents issue

Deadline for sign-on letter is June 26
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06/21/2019

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have a new ally in their bid to convince CMS to drop non-invasive vents from Round 2021 of competitive bidding.

Traffic on bid website ‘positive’

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06/21/2019

WASHINGTON – The HME industry’s competitive bidding website, www.dmecbpeducation.com, has had 10,762 unique visitors year to date.

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