Funding cuts will impact home-health care
Home-health providers are bracing for millions in additional reimbursement cuts from Medicare. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on June 27 issued a proposed rule to decrease payments to home-health agencies for 2014 by 1.5 percent or $290 million. Read more in an article from the Buffalo Business Journal.
State of Maryland RFP for Pilot Projects of Innovative Community Services
The State of Maryland announced that the BIP Request for Proposals (RFP) for Pilot Projects of Innovative Community Services has been published on eMaryland and is now open for review. The RFP is OPASS 13-13370 and Open Market Bid MDM0031009588. Click here to access the RFP, and any updates that may occur. The RFP is available in PDF format here.
Press Release: More Than 100 Winning Medicare Bidders in MD Don't Have Proper Licenses To Provide Medical Equipment to Patients
Read this joint press release from MNCHA and AA Homecare here.
Important Letter from MNCHA to HME Community
We have been in a flurry of activity here at MNCHA fighting two fronts - the Maryland Board of Pharmacy Licensure for DME and Medicare's DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Round 2. We have a number of updates that are critical to the future of your business that we need to share with you. Read the letter here (PDF).