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Payer Relations Team tackles key hme issues 

AAHomecare’s payer relations team follow developments across the nation concerning reimbursement for HMEs. Learn more about the work of this team and collaboration with State Associations in our newsletter. 

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The AAHomecare Membership Experience

Elliot Campbell, Trace Medical (MI) picture
"Our AAHomecare membership has allowed Trace Medical the ability to lock arms with the providers to support the Industry and the patients we collectively serve. Through the lobbying efforts, we have gained..." Read More »
Elliot Campbell, Trace Medical (MI)
George Kucka, Fairmeadows Home Health Center (IN) picture
"I have always been an advocate for association membership at the local and national levels because it’s the best way to keep up with industry trends and is the most cost-effective way to keep plugged..." Read More »
George Kucka, Fairmeadows Home Health Center (IN)
Doug Coleman, Major Medical & CAMES (CO) picture
"I have been involved as a member with AAHomecare for over 15 years; the organization has never been in better hands between the professional staff with Tom Ryan as President and the leadership of the volunteer..." Read More »
Doug Coleman, Major Medical & CAMES (CO)
Phil Sandlin, Leading Respiratory Service (OH) picture
"Being an AAHomecare member helps me find out about all of the possibilities and/ or land mines that might exist, which is a tremendous help when trying to plan and predict what is coming down the road...." Read More »
Phil Sandlin, Leading Respiratory Service (OH)
Jackie Semrad, Reliable Medical Supply (MN) picture
"Reliable Medical Supply’s AAHomecare membership gives us an industry partner working for and with us directly on the Hill as well as in our individual states on regulatory and legislative issues...." Read More »
Jackie Semrad, Reliable Medical Supply (MN)
Gayle Devin, ActivStyle, Inc. (MN) picture
"Our organization values our membership at AAHomecare.  We have appreciated great value in the resources available from AAHomecare and the work and assistance they provide to assist us in fighting..." Read More »
Gayle Devin, ActivStyle, Inc. (MN)
Beau Alford, Cure Medical (CA) picture
"One of the things I really appreciate about AAHomecare is their effort to be involved in state Medicaid plans, MCOs, and TPAs. This helps combat the low reimbursement our customers are facing when states..." Read More »
Beau Alford, Cure Medical (CA)
Michael Bocci, Respiratory Quality Services (TX) picture
"Our AAHomecare membership has been rewarding in the sense of meaningful dialogue, addressing the ‘big picture’ of HME, providing an exchange of vital communications with government entities..." Read More »
Michael Bocci, Respiratory Quality Services (TX)
Sharon Briggman, Prochant (NC) picture
"AAHomecare is a one-stop-shop for the most accurate, timely, and relevant news available to the DME supplier community. It has been great to see their whole team in action. At every event, they are truly..." Read More »
Sharon Briggman, Prochant (NC)
Chris Brooks, Ventec Life Systems (WA) picture
"Whether it be advocacy, education, or networking, AAHomecare has been an invaluable partner in support of new technology and innovation for homecare patients and caregivers."
Chris Brooks, Ventec Life Systems (WA)
Joel Mills, Advanced Home Care (NC) picture
"AAHomecare provides great networking and excellent representation for regulatory and legislative issues. It provides us with a seat at the table when all the big decisions are being made."
Joel Mills, Advanced Home Care (NC)
Regina Gillispie, Best Home Medical (WV) picture
"Best Home Medical's AAHomecare Membership has paid for itself ten times over in benefits received from their many resources.  Laura Willard's assistance with our state Medicaid resulted in..." Read More »
Regina Gillispie, Best Home Medical (WV)
Roxanne Venard, RRT, Ascent Respiratory Care (CO) picture
"The AAHomecare Council meetings are a highly valuable benefit to the HME Industry and my company. We can meet with fellow industry leaders who have the same concerns and challenges and work together to..." Read More »
Roxanne Venard, RRT, Ascent Respiratory Care (CO)
Seth Johnson, Pride Mobility Products (PA) picture
"We support AAHomecare for many reasons.  It is not only a smart business decision based on the timely information and networking opportunities it provides with other industry..." Read More »
Seth Johnson, Pride Mobility Products (PA)
Max Hoty, VieMed (LA) picture
"I appreciate the top quality staff across the board at AAHomecare and their professional lobbying efforts on the Hill and with CMS. We also benefit from the networking and Council participation afforded..." Read More »
Max Hoty, VieMed (LA)
Kimberlie Rogers Bowers, Apria (CA) picture
"AAHomecare allows the industry a platform to voice issues and concerns on behalf of all suppliers collectively. They make it easy to participate in lobbying efforts with turnkey references that allow us..." Read More »
Kimberlie Rogers Bowers, Apria (CA)
Michael Hughes, Merits Health Products (FL) picture
"The insights from AAHomecare provider members is invaluable, especially when they discuss issues they are facing. Ultimately, it makes us as manufacturers better business partners if we can adapt and help..." Read More »
Michael Hughes, Merits Health Products (FL)
Nick Macmillan, Ventec Life Systems (WA) picture
"I’m grateful for AAHomecare’s comprehensive, top-to-bottom actionable response team, connecting the many industry dots that hones quick, concise, and meaningful legislative messaging. There..." Read More »
Nick Macmillan, Ventec Life Systems (WA)
Laura Berry, Soundview Medical Supply (WA) picture
"I feel like I am working to help improve the standards of our industry as a member of AAHomecare. I also like the first-hand knowledge about the work being done and the networking opportunities."
Laura Berry, Soundview Medical Supply (WA)
Amy Law, Acelity (TX) picture
"AAHomecare membership allows us to easily stay on top of policy and payer issues impacting the HME industry, and they keep us up to date on their team’s regular interactions with key CMS and Hill..." Read More »
Amy Law, Acelity (TX)
Mitchell Yoel, Drive|DeVilbiss (Port Washington, NY) picture
"As a clinician who saw the value in Home Medical Equipment providers in the 1990s, an HME provider myself for 9 years in the 2000s, and a manufacturer for the last 11, I’ve watched our industry adapt..." Read More »
Mitchell Yoel, Drive|DeVilbiss (Port Washington, NY)
Jim Stephenson, Permobil (TN) picture
"The one thing that stands out for me regarding our AAHomecare membership is having a seat at the table with some of the most brilliant minds in our industry. It’s a collaborative effort of everyone..." Read More »
Jim Stephenson, Permobil (TN)
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