Comments, Testimony & Official Statements

AAHomecare and its councils advocate on behalf of the homecare sector by actively participating in the legislative and regulatory processes in Washington, D.C.

Congressional Testimony

AAHomecare Statement for Ways & Means Health Subcommittee Hearing on Rural Health (July 28, 2015)

AAHomcare Statement for the Senate Finance Committee Hearing on Audit Contractor Oversight (June 25, 2013)

AAHomecare Testimony at Small Business Administration Regulatory Fairness Hearing (June 21, 2013)

AAHomecare Statement to the Senate Financial & Contracting Oversight Subcommittee (April 24, 2013)

Comments

AAHomecare Comments to CMS on DMEPOS Adjusted Fee Methodology for Non-Bid Areas (Apr. 5, 2017)

AAHomecare Comments on the Qualified Independent Contractor Demonstration (Feb. 22, 2017)

AAHomecare Comments on the Medicare Appeals Process (Aug. 29, 2016)

AAHomecare Comments on CMS Proposal on Competitive Bidding & Dual Eligibles (August 23, 2016)

AAHomecare Comments on Proposed Rule for Medicare Part B Drug Payment Demonstration (May 9, 2016)

AAHomecare Comments on Program Integrity Enhancements to the Provider Enrollment Process (April 25, 2016)

AAHomecare Comments on the Awarding and the Administration of MAC Contracts (February 16, 2016)

AAHomecare Comments on Discharge Planning for Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and Home Health Agencies (December 29, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on Draft Specifications Discharge to Community Quality Measure Comments (November 23, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on Potentially Preventable Hospital Readmission Measures for Post-Acute Care (November 16, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on Medicare DMEPOS 855S Form (November 9, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on Proposed Draft LCD for Surgical Dressings (September 21, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule & Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016 (September 8, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on Proposed LCD: Lower Limb Prostheses (August 31, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on Proposed LCD: External Infusion Pump Draft Revisions to Inotropic Coverage Criteria (August 31, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on Proposed Rule for Changes/Additions to Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care Plans (July 27, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on Proposed Changes to Coding & Payment to Miscellaneous Codes (July 9, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on the Proposed Changes to Coding and Payment to Ventilators (June 20, 2015)

Services Required by Patients Who Use E0464 Ventilators (addendum to 6/20/15 comments)

AAHomecare Comments on 2015 Edition Health Information Technology Certification Criteria, Base Electronic Health Record Definition, and ONC Health IT Certification Program Modifications ( May 29, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on Prepayment Review (April 28, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on NSC Survey Tool (April 28, 2015)

AAHomecare Comments on Proposed Rule for ESRD and CB 2016 Roll Out (September 2, 2014)

AAHomecare Comments on Proposed Rule for HOPPS (September 2, 2014)

AAHomecare Comments on Proposed Rule for Bidding Program (March 28, 2014)

AAHomecare Comments on ESRD Proposed Rule (August 30, 2013)

AAHomecare Comments on Proof of Delivery Policy (June 5, 2013)

Other Official Statements & Communications

AAHomecare Letter to HHS Reccommending Fixes to the Competitive Bidding Program (Mar. 23, 2017)

AAHomecare Letter to HHS Regrding the Medicare Fee Schedule for Rural/non-bid Area Suppliers (Feb. 28, 2017)

AAHomecare Letter to CMS on Medicare Contractor Audits for Ventilators (November 25, 2015)

AAHomecare and State Association Letter to Sens. Thune & Heitkamp in Support of S. 2312 (November 25, 2015)

AAHomecare Letter to CMS on Assignment of Benefits Forms (March 6, 2014)

AAHomecare Letter to CMS on Exceptions to Audit Timely Filing Limits (March 5, 2014)

AAHomecare Letter to CMS on Use of Initials in Medical Records (March 5, 2014)

AAHomecare Letter to CMS on Interpretation of Face-to-Face Encounters Under the Affordable Care Act (February 14, 2014)

AAHomecare Letter to CMS on ESRD Delay (February 12, 2014)

AAHomecare Letter to CMS on Delay of Enforcement of Face-to-Face Rule (February 10, 2014)

AAHomecare Letter to HHS on ALJ Appeals Delay (January 29, 2014)

AAHomecare Letter to HHS OIG on Polysomnography Billing Report (January 14, 2014)

AAHomecare Letter to CMS on Wheelchair Repairs (November 20, 2013)

AAHomecare Letter to CMS on Delay of the Face-to-Face Rule (November 6, 2013)

Alliance for HCPCS II Coding Reform Letter to CMS (August 18, 2013)

Licensure Bill_Colorado_(May 28, 2014

CRT Bill_Colorado (May 28, 2014)

MAMES Draft DME Law

Face to Face CMS Meeting Presentation (May 14, 2014)

AAHomecare Letter to HHS OIG on Comparison of Dispensing Fees Under Medicare Part B with Dispensing Fees Under Part D & State Medicaid Programs (November 6, 2014)

AAHomecare Comments on Proposed Edits to Urological Supplies under Medicaid (December 3, 2014)

Medicaid Urological Supplies Edits Detail (December 3, 2014)

AAHomecare Letter to CMS on Payment Authorizations and Assignment of Benefit Forms for DME Claims (December 1, 2014)

Archive

2012 Comments, Testimony & Official Statements

2011 Comments, Testimony & Official Statements

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