Advocates for Quality Home Medical Equipment

Advocacy and Policy

AAHomecare serves as an advocate for our members on a variety of issues facing the home medical equipment community. Working with Congress and regulatory agencies, as well as state Medicaid authorities and other third-party payers, our efforts are focused on keeping providers strong while ensuring access to high-quality care for patients.

See more in our pages devoted to Federal Legislation, Regulatory Affairs, and Payer Relations – or use our Voter Voice advocacy tool to send a message to your legislators on top policy issues.

What’s New

Here's the latest on public policy priorities, Federal and state legislation, and regulatory comments and guidance from AAHomecare
the issues below.


Medicare Reimbursement Policy

AAHomecare addresses issues with Competitive Bidding, advocating for sustainable reimbursement and patient access.

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Payer Relations Initiatives

AAHomecare’s payer relations program works with payers and state programs to address operational and reimbursement challenges impacting the HME Industry.

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Regulation and Analysis

AAHomecare provides detailed analysis on HME legislation, regulations, rate-making, and government reports to keep members informed.

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Mobility Issues

AAHomecare kept CRT wheelchairs and accessories from bidding-based reimbursement rates and worked to secure Medicare coverage for standing systems.

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Working with suppliers and clinical groups to make sure millions of Americans receive essental oxygen and respiratory products and services.

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Medical Supplies

Advocating on issues related to essential urological, ostomy, woundcare, and incontinence products.

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Breast Pumps

Working with child nutrition advocates to
exclude breast pumps and related supplies from state sales taxes.

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Diabetes Policy

Strengthening access to new technology to support individuals with diabetes.

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Take Action

Send a message on active legislation and major
policy issues with our Voter Voice advocacy.

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