Latest News

12/07/2017

SmartSaver Registration Rates for Medtrade Spring are in Effect


12/05/2017

Reminder: ODM PA Requirements Posted On Medicaid Website


11/14/2017

AAHomecare Statement on Nomination of Alex Azar as HHS Secretary


11/02/2017

Rural Relief/O2 Fix Legislation Introduced with 50 Co-Sponsors


10/30/2017

Ohio Department of Aging Launches New Website


10/27/2017

The Role of a Leader in Times Like These

Guest Article by OAMES 2017 Annual Meeting Speaker Sandra Harbrecht


10/11/2017

AAHomecare Study Details Significant Impacts of Bidding Program on Medicare Beneficiaries


09/30/2017

Congress Asks OMB to Clear HME-Related Interim Final Rule

104 Lawmakers Ask OMB to Clear Pending IFR, Ohio Leads Support


09/27/2017

Thank You Exhibitors & Sponsors for Your Tremendous Support!

Another Sold Out Exhibit Hall at the OAMES Annual Meeting


09/26/2017

OAMES Best Meeting of the Year Coming Up Next Week in Columbus

Early Registration Rates End Friday, Sept. 29!


09/15/2017

AAHomecare Meets with OMB and Other Administration Officials


09/08/2017

OAMES Hotel Room Block Extended! Second Block Added at Hyatt Place!


09/06/2017

Date Stamp Requirement Removed

AAHomecare Article 9/06/2017


09/01/2017

Time is Running Out to Reserve Your Space at OAMES Annual Meeting & Exhibition


08/30/2017

OAMES Wants to Know What Keeps You Up At Night?

Answer Five Questions to Help Us Help You!


08/26/2017

Hurricane Harvey Reminds Providers You Can Never Be Too Prepared

From the VGM Legislative Team


08/24/2017

Patients & Stakeholders Flood Patient Access Surveys, Exceeding Initial Target Goals


08/16/2017

Patient Access Survey Now Live; Share Your Experiences


08/14/2017

Nominate an HME Leader for the 2017 Van Miller Homecare Champion Award

Nominations Due Sept. 8


08/08/2017

Provider Enrollment: Important Reminder From CMS

Guest Article by Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.


08/03/2017

NCART Announces New House Bill to Fix CRT Manual Wheelchair Accessories


07/28/2017

AAHomecare Commissions Major Study on HME Patient Access

HME Providers Will Play Important Role in Helping Recruit Patients, Caregivers and Discharge Planners to Share Experiences


07/24/2017

Registration Now Open for OAMES Fall Medicaid Training Seminar

Join Us Aug. 23 at Quest Business Center in Columbus, Ohio


07/18/2017

49 Senators Endorse Relief for Rural & Non-bid Area Providers


07/13/2017

Securing HME Wins During August Recess

Tips to Connect with Legislators Back Home in the District


07/07/2017

TRICARE Confirms Rate Adjustments for June-Dec. 2016 Claims

AAHomecare Announcement 7/07/2017


07/06/2017

ODM Develops Resource for Fee-for-Service and Managed Care PA Requirements


06/29/2017

Help Us Highlight Patient Access Issues!


06/27/2017

Call for Exhibitors, Sponsors and Advertisers for OAMES 37th Annual Meeting

Join Us Oct. 4-5 at The Grand Event Center in Columbus, Ohio


06/26/2017

CRT Power Wheelchair Accessories Cuts Averted

NCART Message 6/23/2017


06/23/2017

Coming in April 2018: New Medicare Card, New Number


06/21/2017

Register by June 24 for Maximum Medtrade Savings!


06/20/2017

"What You Need to Know" Article Posted on Cures Act Mass Adjustments

DME MAC Jurisdiction B News from CGS 6/19/17


05/31/2017

Call to Action on URGENT Industry Initiatives: HME Sign-On Letter and CRT Legislation


05/24/2017

Ohio Leads Nation in Prescription Drug Monitoring


05/11/2017

More Than 16 Tons of Prescription Pills Disposed in Ohio During National RX Take-Back Day


05/09/2017

CGS Summary Article on Revised DMEPOS Payment Rates Included in the 21st Century Cures Act


05/03/2017

CMS Updates Reimbursement Adjustments for Rural/Non-bid Areas for July-December 2016

Source: 5/02/2017 AAHomecare Report


04/24/2017

CMS Special Open Door Forum on April 25

Coverage and Documentation Requirements for Codes Subject to DMEPOS Prior Authorization-K0856 and K0861


04/17/2017

HME Audit Key 1st Quarter 2017 Data Submission Round Opens Mon, Apr 17


04/12/2017

ODA Proposes HME Rule Changes for PASSPORT – Comments Due April 16


04/04/2017

Ohio Governor Announces New Opiate Prescribing Limitations


03/20/2017

GOP Governors Push for Better Plan, Including Ohio Gov. Kasich


03/16/2017

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Files Dispensary Rules with CSI Office


03/08/2017

CMS Announces DMEPOS Non-CBA Stakeholder Input Call for March 23


03/06/2017

Early-Bird Registration Expires Today for OAMES Medicaid Training Seminar


03/06/2017

"Condition of Payment Prior Authorization Program" for Certain DME Begins Today


02/21/2017

Join Us March 9 at the OAMES Medicaid Training Seminar in Columbus


02/14/2017

OAMES Announces Dates and Location for 37th Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Save the Date Oct. 4-5, 2017!


02/09/2017

CMS Releases Guidance to DME MACs on CURES-Mandated Reimbursement Adjustments for Rural/Non-bid Providers


02/07/2017

CBIC Announces Temporary Delay of Round 2019


02/06/2017

AAHomecare HME Audit Key 4Q 2016 Deadline Extended to Feb. 10


02/02/2017

Govenor Kasich Releases Ohio's Executive Budget

Medical Board Consolidation Proposed Again Affecting ORCB and HME Licensing


02/01/2017

Senate Finance Committee Approves Price HHS Nomination


01/31/2017

CBIC Announces DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Round 2019


01/27/2017

Opioids Prescribed to Ohioans Drop 20 Percent


01/23/2017

CGS GO Mobile is Available For Jurisdiction B

DME MAC Jurisdiction B News from CGS 1/23/17 Announcement


01/19/2017

President's Message: What's Next for the HME Industry?

An Insightful Summary from Tom Ryan, AAHomecare Pres/CEO


01/19/2017

Kasich, Taylor Urge Thoughtful Repeal and Replacement of Obamacare

Announcement from Ohio Office of Health Transformation


01/18/2017

New Policy Brief Makes Connections Between Education and Health


01/16/2017

Committees and Chairs Announced for Upcoming Ohio Legislative Session


01/12/2017

Barbara Sears Sworn in as Director of Medicaid


01/06/2017

Ohio Office of Health Transformation Update

How Ohio Is Looking at Data to Answer Tough Questions


12/28/2016

Special Thank You to OAMES 2016 Industry Partners


12/22/2016

CMS Advances National Prior Authorization for DME!

Source: MiraVista


12/20/2016

President Obama Signs CURES Bill - Industry Remains Focused on Permanent Fix in 2017


10/04/2012

2013 Salary Survey Now Underway by Homecare Magazine


09/24/2012

H.R. 6490 - Our Opportunity to Enact the Market Pricing Program and Replace the Medicare Bidding


09/17/2012

Kentucky Passes HME Licensure - Effective September 30, 2012


09/04/2012

House Small Business Committee to Hold Hearing on Sept. 11 on Medicare DME Bidding Problems


08/29/2012

Legislative Alert! Urge Your Representative to Cosponsor Price Bill to Enact Market Pricing Program


08/21/2012

Medicare DME Bidding Round 1 Recompete Registration Now Open


08/09/2012

Expert Debunks Claim that Bidding Doesn't Hurt Beneficiaries


08/01/2012

Kasich Administration Launches Plans to Make Ohio Medicaid Stand-Alone Cabinet Agency


07/26/2012

Study Shows Medicare Bidding Toll on Iowa: 2,500 Jobs Lost, $200 Million In Economic Activity Gone


07/16/2012

Bloomberg Study Questions Medicare's Bidding Program


07/10/2012

2012 HME Financial Benchmark Survey - Get the Results!


07/10/2012

OAMES Member Law Firm Offers Analysis on Supreme Court's Ruling of Accordable Care Act


06/28/2012

Supreme Court Upholds the Individual Mandate in the Healthcare Reform Law


06/12/2012

Ohio Dept of Aging and Veterans Services Announce War Era Story Project


06/06/2012

Ohio Takes Next Steps to Modernize Eligibility Systems


06/06/2012

Caltech Economist: Potential for Disaster Is Built into Bidding System


05/17/2012

"When Competitive Bidding Hurts Patients", Boston Physician Criticizes Medicare Bid Program


05/03/2012

House Hearing May 9 Offers Chance to Highlight Serious Failings of Bidding Program