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Moving the HME Industry Forward

AAHomecare

 

AAHomecare's Action Center

  1. Use the AAHomecare Take Action Center to send a letter to your Senators and Representative urging their support for an alternative to the bidding program. It's fast, easy-to-use, and free. Send a letter now!
     
  2. Please forward this message along to at least five of your friends, family, or co-workers, and ask them to help amplify our message: competitive bidding for home medical equipment is bad medicine for patients, providers, and our nation's financial health.
     

  3. Read up on the key issues facing homecare, and download information to give to your members of Congress.

 

Washington Legislative Conference

How often do you exercise your First Amendment rights? As Americans, we have the right to petition the government for a redress of grievances, so if something the government is doing is making your life difficult as a home medical equipment manufacturer, supplier, prescriber, or user, join us on Capitol Hill!

Before you even arrive in Washington, D.C., we'll work with you to schedule the right appointments. Once you get here, you'll have access to homecare's top experts, who will help you understand the details of the key issues during a day-long series of seminars at the beautiful Omni Shoreham hotel. We'll also provide tips on the best ways to establish working relationships with your members of Congress, give you handouts to leave behind in Hill offices after your appointments, and then follow-up with those offices to reinforce your message. Learn more

 
HME Audit Key

The out of control Medicare audit system puts paperwork before patients.  Support AAHomecare's data-driven approach to make the case for fixing the system. Learn more

 
 

About AAHomecare

The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) works to strengthen access to care for the millions of Americans who require medical care in their homes. AAHomecare represents healthcare providers, equipment manufacturers, and other organizations in the homecare community. AAHomecare members serve the medical needs of millions of Americans who require oxygen equipment and therapy, mobility assistive technologies, medical supplies, inhalation drug therapy, home infusion, and other home medical equipment, therapies, services, and supplies in the home. Membership reflects a broad cross-section of the homecare community, including providers of all sizes operating approximately 3,000 locations in all 50 states.

The association advocates on behalf of the entire homecare community in legislative and regulatory arenas. On a daily basis, AAHomecare staff and government relations consultants communicate with Members of Congress, key Committees, and Congressional staff as well as various federal agencies, especially the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

AAHomecare also provides information about compliance issues, industry trends and data, forums for education and training, networking opportunities, and consumer information.

The American Association for Homecare strongly encourages members to take an active role in legislative matters by establishing ongoing relationships with their Members of Congress and state legislators and by participating in the AAHomecare PAC.