AAH roundup: Proposed rule, Stand Up, TRICARE

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

AAHomecare has published key takeaways from CMS’s recent proposed rule outlining changes to the fee schedule methodology starting April 1, 2021, or immediately after the public health emergency, whichever is later…AAHomecare’s Stand Up for Homecare, held during last week’s Medtrade Virtual Conference, raised $6,500 toward the association’s commitment to support ITEM Coalition. The coalition is a policy steering group for more than 80 patient advocacy organizations that have been strong allies on HME policy priorities…AAHomecare has asked the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs to direct TRICARE West contractor Health Net Federal Services to automatically reprocess claims to reflect rates granted by provisions in the CARES Act retroactive to March 6, 2020. The association is asking suppliers serving these beneficiaries to also contact the Defense Health Agency.