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AAHomecare Responds to RFI on Dual Eligible Beneficiaries; Adoption of CDEs & E-Prescribing Among Suggestions to Senators

Source: American Association for Homecare Insider 1/25/2023


On January 13, the American Association for Homecare submitted comments to U.S. Senators’ request for information (RFI) on issues around Medicare-Medicaid dual eligible beneficiaries. This past November, Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Tim Scott (R-SC), Tom Carper (D-DE), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), John Cornyn (R-TX), and Mark Warner (D-VA) released the RFI to help lawmakers make informed decisions for future policy making.

AAHomecare submitted comments that highlighted the need for the following:

  • Adoption of CDEs and e-prescribing
  • Address inconsistencies in HCPCS codes, modifiers, and quantity limitations
  • Address documentation requirement inconsistencies
  • Medicaid to Medicare transition issues
  • Issues with copays and documentation requirements when Medicaid is a secondary payer   
  • Medicaid not covering Medicare copays

You can find AAHomecare's full comments here

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