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10/23/2019

Take Advantage of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday


10/20/2019

CBIC Announces Important Round 2021 Dates


10/14/2019

Seeking Candidates for Annual OAMES Board of Directors Election


10/11/2019

Karyn Estrella Honored as Homecare Champion for a Legacy of Leadership


10/04/2019

Ohio House Selects New Chairs For Three Committees


10/02/2019

Things to Know Before You Take on a Hot-button Topic

Guest Article Provided by Sandra Harbrecht, Paul Werth Associates


09/27/2019

Register Now for OAMES 39th Annual Meeting & Exhibition!


09/26/2019

New Dear Colleague Letter Released to Spur Support for Rural Relief Legislation

Reach Out to Your Legislators Today!


09/19/2019

Early-Bird Registration Ends Sept. 20 for OAMES Fall Medicaid Training Seminar


09/13/2019

Join Us Oct. 29-30 for OAMES 39th Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Registration Opens Soon! Exhibit Hall Almost Sold Out!


09/09/2019

CMS Adds New Frequently Asked Questions to the CBIC Website

Reminder! Bid Window Closes on September 18, 2019


09/04/2019

Applications for the 2020 AAPD Summer Internship Program are Now Open

Deadline to Apply: November 4, 2019


08/28/2019

CGS Jurisdiction B Hosts Last 2019 Workshop in Columbus


08/26/2019

Registration Now Open for OAMES Fall 2019 Medicaid Training Seminar


08/22/2019

Medtrade 2019 Early Rates Are in Effect – Excellent Deals Still Available


08/14/2019

Important Medicare Round 2021 Bidding Program Reminders!


08/13/2019

Ohio Dept. of Aging Hosts "10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls" Event Sept. 23!

Register Your Group or Event Now!


08/12/2019

DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Round 2021: CDRD Reminder


08/08/2019

Ohio Department of Medicaid Extends Deadline to Respond to Managed Care "Request for Information"


08/07/2019

Laura Williard of AAHomecare Appointed to OAMES Board of Directors


08/06/2019

Ohio Department of Aging Marks National Farmers’ Market Week by Announcing Expansion of Senior Nutrition Program


08/02/2019

Stop Obsessing Over the “Future of Work”

Guest Article Provided by Sandra Harbrecht, Paul Werth Associates


07/25/2019

Last Chance to Participate in Ohio Medicaid's Managed Care RFI Due July 31


07/24/2019

Take Time to Meet With Elected Officials During the August of Action


07/22/2019

PA for Group 2 Pressure Reducing Support Surfaces and Additional PMD Required for Date of Service/Delivery on and after July 22 in Certain States


07/18/2019

State Officials Remind Older Ohioans that Extreme Heat IS Severe Weather


07/15/2019

The 2019 DME Competitive Bidding Program - What You Need to Know

Be Prepared - Bid Window Opens Tomorrow!


07/11/2019

5 DAYS LEFT before the Medicare Bid Window Opens!

Bid Smart! Training Conference Scheduled in Dallas on Aug. 27


07/09/2019

CMS Releases the DBidS User Guide and Webcast FAQs


07/08/2019

Ohio Department of Medicaid Issues Request for Information for Managed Care Reprocurement

Submissions Due July 31


07/03/2019

Telling the Truth is More Important Than Ever

Guest Article Provided by Sandra Harbrecht, Paul Werth Associates


07/01/2019

Medtrade 2019 SmartSaver Rates Are in Effect – Absolute Lowest Rates

Discounted Rates End July 7


07/01/2019

Ohio Legislature Approves 17-Day Interim Budget after Failing to Pass HB 166


06/28/2019

C2C Loses Protest to Remain QIC Contractor


06/27/2019

Efforts Continue to Gain Support for Senate Ventilator Sign-On Letter


06/19/2019

House Sign-On Letter Closes with 180 Signatures / Now On to the Senate


06/18/2019

ODM Issues RFI to Seek Input on Ohio's Medicaid Managed Care Program

DeWine Administration Begins Process to Select Medicaid Managed Care Partners


06/10/2019

DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Round 2021: Registration Now Open


06/03/2019

The Expanded Bid Calculators are Available Now!


05/29/2019

Jurisdiction B DME MAC Regional Workshops


05/20/2019

CMS Announces Important Updates to Webcast Series for Round 2021 of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program


05/15/2019

Applications Now Being Accepted for HME News Excellence Awards


05/07/2019

CMS Announces Round 2021 Bid Window to Open July 16


05/06/2019

Participate in VGM and HME News Benchmarking Survey


04/19/2019

Attendance Up 11% at Recently Concluded Medtrade Spring


04/15/2019

CRT Manual Wheelchair Bill Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives


04/12/2019

Time Running Out to Register for OAMES April 17 “What’s the Buzz” Call

Sponsored by ECS North, Compass Health and Pride Mobility Products


04/04/2019

Registration for DBidS and Connexion Update

Guest Article by Mark Higley, VP, Regulatory Affairs, VGM Group, Inc.


04/03/2019

People for Quality Care Launches Consumer Access Survey


04/01/2019

CMS Annual MAC Satisfaction Indicator (MSI) Survey is Now Open!


03/28/2019

Sign Up to Catch Up! Register for OAMES April 17 “What’s the Buzz” Call

Sponsored by ECS North, Compass Health and Pride Mobility Products


03/25/2019

OAMES Experiencing Intermittent Email Issues


03/19/2019

Help Us Make the Case for HME on Capitol Hill!


03/12/2019

Opioid Prescribing in Ohio Down 325 Million Doses in 2018

Report Demonstrates Ohio’s Continued Progress in Promoting Safe Prescribing


03/08/2019

CMS Announces Plans for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Round 2021


03/05/2019

Gov. DeWine Argues For More Road Funds, Details Some Budget Plans In State Of The State Address


03/04/2019

Take HomeCare's 2019 Salary & Benefits Survey


02/28/2019

When What You Measure Doesn’t Really Matter…

Guest Article Provided by Sandra Harbrecht, Paul Werth Associates


02/22/2019

AAHomecare to "Reinforce Success" by Adding to New Payer Relations Team


02/20/2019

Molina Healthcare Posts Notice for DME Providers on Claims Issue


02/13/2019

Registration is Now Open for OAMES Spring Medicaid Training Seminar


02/12/2019

DME MAC Jurisdiction B Releases Updated HCPCS List and Fee Schedule


02/07/2019

Congratulations to Ohio Provider Miller's Rental & Sales for 70th Anniversary


02/01/2019

Strategies for Success when Billing Commercial Payers

ECS-OAMES Webinar Series


01/29/2019

News from CGS - ABN Form Instructions Tool


01/28/2019

Ohio Department of Aging Reminds Older Adults, Families that Extreme Temperatures Are Severe Weather


01/25/2019

Jurisdiction B DME MAC Training Webinar on Jan. 29

Topic: Temporary Gap in Competitive Bidding


01/23/2019

Beware of Phishing Emails with Bogus OAMES Invoices


01/16/2019

Incoming Governor DeWine Signs Six Executive Orders After Swearing-In


01/14/2019

GAO Report Echos American Association for Homecare Data on Erosion of HME Supplier Base


01/08/2019

Ohio Department of Aging Seeks Nominations for Statewide Senior Citizens Hall of Fame


01/07/2019

CMS Clarifies Guidance on Dual Eligibles 

AAHomecare Summarizes Changes


01/04/2019

CRT Accessories Relief Fails to Clear US Senate

From HME Newswire 1/04/19


01/02/2019

Analysis of Supplier Numbers Show Slight Dip


12/26/2018

AAHomecare Looking to Add to Payer Relations Team


12/21/2018

A Fearless Forecast for 2019

Guest Article Provided by Sandra Harbrecht


12/20/2018

Failure to Address Outdated Budget Neutrality Offset Leads to Deeper Oxygen Cuts

AAHomecare Analysis 12/18/18


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


10/04/2012

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