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HME Community Evaluates Sole Source Beneficiary Impact

HME Community Evaluates Sole Source Beneficiary Impact

Posted On: July 20, 2018 by AAHomecare in: Blog

Across the country, health care plans are looking for innovative, cost-effective solutions to meet members’ needs.  However, a developing trend across the payor landscape, particularly in the Medicaid MCO space, is the application of sole source contracts and narrow network arrangements for the provisions of HME and related services.  The HME industry and consumer groups have serious concerns about the shortcomings of such arrangements and the ultimate negative impact it will have on patients and payors alike.    As part of the Industry’s educational efforts to payors, AAHomecare’s Medical Supplies Council is conducting a survey to evaluate its impact on beneficiary access to care.  Beneficiaries and case managers in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Texas are invited to take a brief survey to share their experience.  Information from these surveys will be used in outreach with payors to help preserve

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