Plus: What will HME look like after the crisis?
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HomeCare Now
May 28, 2020


HHS Extends Compliance Deadline
The Department of Health and Human Services announced a 45-day deadline extension for providers who are receiving payments from the Provider Relief Fund to accept the terms and conditions for Provider Relief Fund payments. Find more details here.


AAHomecare Submits Comments on Interim Final Rule
AAHomecare is currently working on comments for the interim final rule for Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 public health emergency that was published on April 6. This rule provided relief on coverage for respiratory products and allows non-physician healthcare professionals to prescribe durable medical equipment under Medicaid. Read the priorities here.



Industry News
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NATURALLY ABLE Magazine Launches for Disability Community  
NAHC Financial Management Conference Goes Virtual  
Survey: Incontinence Affects Daily Life for Middle-Aged Women  
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Proactive Denial Management During and After a Health Care Crisis
Proactive Denial Management During and After a Health Care Crisis
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Home Medical Equipment After the Crisis
Home Medical Equipment After the Crisis
This pandemic has strained hospitals and medical professionals to the breaking point and has stressed other segments of the health care infrastructure, including home medical equipment (HME) providers. Take a look at priorities for HME after the crisis ends.


Understanding Telehealth & HIPAA during COVID-19
Understanding Telehealth & HIPAA during COVID-19
The Office of Civil Rights has issued guidance to health care providers—including home health agencies and HME providers—extending leniency for video conferencing applications that were previously banned due to patient privacy concerns, such as FaceTime, Google Hangouts, Zoom, Skype and others. But providers can’t disregard HIPAA entirely. Read more here.


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