Latest News

12/14/2018

Medicare Fee Schedule Gets 2.3%-2.5% Inflation Adjustments for 2019


12/10/2018

Headed for a Vote: Medicaid Bill That Includes Accessories Language

HME News Article by Liz Beaulieu


12/06/2018

Resources for Suppliers Considering Billing Non-Assigned

Dec. 31 Deadline to Change 2019 Status


11/29/2018

Keep Ventilators Out of Bidding Program!

Comments Due December 17


11/28/2018

Older Ohioans: Know your abilities and options to stay on the road safely

Important Message from the Ohio Department of Aging & Ohio Department of Transportation


11/27/2018

CMS Proposes New Product Categories for Medicare Bidding Program Including Ventilators

Comment Period Extended - Now Due December 17


11/13/2018

NCART Urges CRT Providers to Join Nov. 14 Congressional Call-In Day for H.R. 3730


11/06/2018

Update on Litigation to Reduce Backlog of Appeals Before ALJs

Guest Article Provided by Elizabeth Hogue, Esq.


10/31/2018

Last Chance to Register for the DME CERT Outreach and Education Task Force Oxygen Webinar on Nov. 1


10/29/2018

CMS Expands Phone Demonstration Project - It’s Finally Reaching Jurisdictions A and B!


10/25/2018

NCART Action Alert: Ask Congress to Contact Committee Leadership for HR 3730


10/15/2018

HME Colleagues Join Forces to Create Powerhouse for Post-Acute Patient Care

Lab Tactical Consulting Sells to Join Industry-Changing LifeH2H Solutions


10/12/2018

The Exhibit Hall is Sold Out!  Now Let's Sell Out our Attendee Space!

Overflow Hotel Rooms Available at Hyatt Place Next Door


10/04/2018

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Files Proposed HME Rules

Deadline to Submit Comments is 10/17/18


10/03/2018

Voting is Your Right, No Matter Where You Live or Your Abilities

Important Message from Ohio Department of Aging


09/26/2018

Registration Kick-Off for OAMES 38th Annual Meeting & Exhibition!

Room Block Extended to Sept. 28!


09/21/2018

Urgent Action Needed on Congressional Sign-on Letter for DME Relief

Support Needed by 9/28/2018!


09/17/2018

OAMES Hosts Successful Fall Medicaid Training Seminar


09/11/2018

Time is Running Out to Book Your Room for OAMES Oct. 23-24 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Room Block Discount Expires Sept. 22


09/05/2018

Yet Another Court Says: No Recoupment Until After ALJ Hearings


08/30/2018

Sign Up for OAMES Fall Medicaid Training Seminar by Sept 10 to Get the Early-Bird Rate


08/29/2018

REMINDER: Patients and Case Manager Survey Underway to Evaluate Sole Source Impact

Responses Requested by Sept. 30


08/28/2018

Calling All Vendors! Sign Up for OAMES 38th Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Limited Sponsorships and Exhibit Spaces Available!


08/28/2018

Time is Running Out to Book Your Hotel Room for OAMES Oct. 23-24 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Early Bird Discount Expires Sept. 22


08/27/2018

AmeriCorps, State LTC Ombudsman Partner to Increase Access to Services


08/20/2018

New Complex Wheelchair Accessories Survey Highlights Major Decrease in Access


08/15/2018

Early Rates for Medtrade in Effect Until Aug 25 – Up to $100 in Savings  


08/10/2018

OAMES Fall Medicaid Training Seminar Registration Now Open!


08/08/2018

Updated Supplier Tracking Numbers from AAHomecare


08/08/2018

Recent Court Action in Key Areas May Provide Opportunities for Home Care Providers to Avoid Adverse Results

Guest Article Provided by Elizabeth Hogue, Esq.


08/06/2018

Two New Studies Demonstrate Value and Real Cost of Delivering DME


07/31/2018

Reminder! New ODM Rules and CMN Forms Effective July 16, 2018


07/30/2018

New Medicare Card Mailing Update - Wave 4 Begins, Wave 2 Ends


07/19/2018

Patients and Case Manager Survey Underway to Evaluate Sole Source Beneficiary Impact


07/18/2018

Don't Forget to Book Your Room for OAMES Oct. 23-24 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Early Bird Discount Expires Sept. 22


07/17/2018

Help Us Help You! Take the VGM Cost Survey Due July 20!


07/12/2018

ODM Certificate of Medical Necessity Forms Effective July 16, 2018


07/12/2018

BREAKING: New CMS Proposals to DME and ESRD Programs Released

Article Source: VGM Legislative Alert


07/12/2018

New Medicare Card Reminder: Wave 1 Mailing Complete

States Affected Include Delaware, DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia


07/11/2018

Ohio Department of Medicaid Releases Revised DME CMNs Effective 7/16/18


07/02/2018

Please Submit Your Comments on the IFR - Comments Due July 9!

VGM Provides Tool for Suppliers to Submit Comments


06/27/2018

Medtrade Spring 2019 – Call for Presentations

Deadline for Submissions is Friday, August 24


06/27/2018

VGM Announces Survey -- Help Us Help You: Delivery Cost Survey Results Needed!


06/22/2018

Seeking Ideas for OAMES 38th Annual Meeting Education Agenda


06/19/2018

OAMES 2nd Training Call on Revised Medicaid DME Rules

Repeat of June 13th Call


06/18/2018

MedPAC Report "Another Missed Opportunity"

Statement 6/18/18 from the American Association for Homecare


06/15/2018

SmartSaver Rates for Medtrade Now Available Until June 29!


06/11/2018

Registration for OAMES Training Call on Revised Medicaid DME Rules FULL!


06/06/2018

Medicaid Cancels June Provider Payment Delay


06/05/2018

Power Mobility Prior Authorization Demo Granted Permanent Status and Expanded Nationwide

Changes Take Eect on Sept. 1, 2018


05/31/2018

HME News and VGM Launch Industry Benchmarking Survey

Open Now Through July 13


05/31/2018

HME Excellence Awards -Deadline June 4th

Recognizing the HME industry's Best and Brightest Providers


05/30/2018

Board of Pharmacy Hosts First Home Medical Services Advisory Council

Releases HME Registration Instructions


05/25/2018

Progress on Meetings with Medicaid Managed Care Plans


05/07/2018

OMB Announces New ESRD Rule Under Review


05/04/2018

Join OAMES in Washington DC May 23-24 for AAHomecare's Washington Legislative Conference


04/26/2018

Additional Support Needed for HR 4229


04/18/2018

OAMES Expands Software User Groups! Looking to Add Computers Unlimited


04/02/2018

CMS Announces New Medicare Cards Mailing Schedule


03/29/2018

Medtrade Update – Legislative Gurus Paint IFR Picture; Show Floor Opens


03/27/2018

Registration Now Open for the Jurisdiction B 2018 Workshops!


03/15/2018

State Board of Pharmacy Releases Information on HME Provider Licensure & Registration


03/14/2018

University of Pittsburgh Conducts Survey of CRT Industry ATPs

Survey Open Until April 15


03/12/2018

Advance Registration Rates for Medtrade Spring 2018 End on Sunday, March 18


03/09/2018

Registration Discounts End Today - OAMES Spring Medicaid Seminar


03/06/2018

Only One Week Out from OAMES Spring Medicaid Seminar - Register Now!


03/01/2018

The Microphones are Always On

Guest Article by Sandra, Harbrecht President and CEO - Paul Werth Associates


02/16/2018

Ohio Medicaid Seeks Federal Approval to Implement Work Requirement

Public Input Sought Through Hearings and Online Comments


02/15/2018

AAHomecare and ATS Detail HME Access Issues for Capitol Hill Staff


02/14/2018

Ohio's Opiate Conference Scheduled for June 11-12


02/13/2018

OAMES Spring Medicaid Seminar Scheduled March 14 in Columbus


02/02/2018

With More Winter in the Groundhogs’ Predictions, Ohio Department of Aging Reminds Older Ohioans to Stay Vigilant Against Winter Hazards


01/26/2018

A 1996 "Business Week" Article Revisited

Guest Article by Sandra, Harbrecht President and CEO - Paul Werth Associates


01/25/2018

AAHomecare's HME Audit Key Now Open for Data Submission


01/24/2018

National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference Hosted by NCART and NRRTS

Registration Now Open!


01/19/2018

Jurisdiction B DME MAC Webinar Schedule for February


01/04/2018

Message from the Ohio Department of Aging: Check on Older Neighbors, Loved Ones During Dangerous Wintry Conditions


01/03/2018

CMS Clarifies Position on Texting Patient Information Among Healthcare Providers

Guest Article by Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.


12/31/2017

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Accepting Applications for Home Medical Services Advisory Council

Deadline is Jan 25, 2018


12/22/2017

CMS Releases 2018 DMEPOS Fee Schedule


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