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Providers retool their communication skills

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02/21/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – A majority of HME providers (70%) plan to shake up their patient engagement efforts in 2020 to incorporate new technology, according to the most recent HME Newspoll.

Medicaid block grants: Make HME part of conversation, says Laura Williard

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02/14/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS in late January took a formal step toward so-called Medicaid block grants with Healthy Adult Opportunity, a pathway for states to receive capped federal funds to deliver and pay for healthcare services for able-bodied adult recipients un

In brief: President’s budget includes DME provisions, L codes up for prior auth

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02/14/2020

WASHINGTON – The President’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget includes provisions that could impact the HME industry, including a proposal to expand competitive bidding to other geographic areas.

President’s 2021 budget includes DME-related provisions

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02/13/2020

WASHINGTON – The President’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget includes provisions that could impact the HME industry, including a proposal to expand competitive bidding to other geographic areas.

Certain L codes up for prior authorization

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02/11/2020

ATLANTA – CMS plans to update the Federal Register today to add certain L codes to the prior authorization list for DMEPOS, according to the van Halem Group.

Providers hold back on e-prescribing

But convenience is starting to trump cost, other challenges
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02/06/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – There’s a lot of runway for the adoption of e-prescribing, according to a recent HME Newspoll.

In brief: CareCentrix modifies CPAP policy, Numotion partners with Paralympian

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02/06/2020

WASHINGTON – CareCentrix has told AAHomecare it plans to modify its new co-pay collections policy for PAP patients with balances of more than 180 days.

According to AAHomecare, CareCentrix plans to modify the policy as follows:

CareCentrix modifies CPAP policy

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02/06/2020

WASHINGTON – CareCentrix has told AAHomecare it plans to modify its new co-pay collections policy for PAP patients with balances of more than 180 days.

According to AAHomecare, CareCentrix plans to modify the policy as follows:

VGM debuts State Leaders Summit

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02/04/2020

WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Government Relations team hosted more than 20 state and regional association leaders at its headquarters here in late January to network and strategize as part of an inaugural State Leaders Summit.

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