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Medicare Contractors Exhibiting at Medtrade Spring

Attendees as Medtrade Spring will be able to meet with representatives of CBIC, CEDI, the DME MACs, NSC, PDAC and QIC on the expo floor, as well as take in a CBIC presentation on the Round 2021 timeline.

AAHomecare Unveils New Format for Medtrade Spring Update

To help providers understand its broad range of payer relations and advocacy services, AAHomecare is working with HME Business to implement a more interactive AAHomecare Update at the upcoming Medtrade Spring.

AAHomecare Underscores Budget Concerns

Association underscores three primary concerns regarding President’s 2021 proposed budget, and lists a total 15 aspects of the budget that impact or relate to HME.

Proposed 2021 Federal Budget Could Impact DME

Industry groups still reviewing budget administration’s budget, but suggested provisions include a reform and expansion of competitive bidding.

Allegiance Group, BASYS Enter Strategic Partnership

Allegiance Group will integrate BASYS Processing’s proprietary payment gateway, customer service, and debit and credit card processing solutions.

CareCentrix Modifies Co-Pay Collections Policy

After AAHomecare encouraged it to modify a stricter policy, CareCentrix shares rule revisions for payments made to PAP providers with outstanding balances.

Provider Strategy

The Outsourcing Option

A look into why HME providers might want to consider outsourcing their billing and how they can implement it.

Industry Bills Still Need Provider Support

Providers called on to contact lawmakers to support legislative initiatives to protect non-invasive ventilators and provide relief to non-rural, non-bid area providers.

ACMESA Pushes to Protect HME Access in Virginia

Advocates lobby for legislative amendments that would require state to ensure MCOs pay providers full published rates.

Providers Urged to Continue Advocacy Push

Providers called on to contact lawmakers to support legislative initiatives to protect non-invasive ventilators and provide relief to non-rural, non-bid area providers.



AAHomecare: Time to Turn up the Heat

Association underscores need for stakeholder support regarding legislative items such as protecting non-invasive ventilators and non-bid area relief.

Video

More SWO Policy Changes Released

List of items no longer needing WOPD released. CMS likely to publish a new WOPD list in the Federal Register in the next month or two.

Annual Big Ten

Setting the Stage for HME in 2020

As the HME industry rolls into a new year and a new decade, several industry trends make it look like we’re in for a roaring 2020. What developments have made it onto this year’s annual HMEB Big Ten list?

CMS Rolls Out New DME Order Requirements

Providers and suppliers will only need to fill out one type of order for services rendered on or after Jan. 1.

Problem Solver

Billing: The Outsourcing Option

A deep dive into why HME providers might want to consider outsourcing their billing and how they can implement it.

Medicare's 2020 Fee Schedule Sees Gains

Reimbursement for various DMEPOS items and several categories will see a 1.6 percent to 2.4 percent gain.

CBIC Releases Round 2021 Preliminary Bid Evaluations

If a provider receives a PBE letter that identifies any deficiencies, it must respond to the PBE in Connexion by Dec. 17.

Provider Strategy

Subcontracting with Another Supplier

When it comes to MAPs and MMCPs, what's allowed and what's not allowed for subcontracting arrangements?

Problem Solvers

The Changing Face of Documentation

Referral sources' face-to-face documentation concerns have grown as 'acute' as HME providers. Why is this change happening and what does it mean for HME?

Audits: Expert Shines Light on Worrying New Trends

Top-line audit concern includes HHS OIG adding PAP supplies to Its workplan. Wayne van Halem will discuss several new, worrying audit developments and how to prepare for them in Dec. 11 webinar.

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