Medicare Payment of Non-Invasive Ventilators

The ITEM (Independence Through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid) and CPR (Coalition To Preserve Rehabilitation) coalitions have requested both CMS and Congress to exclude non-invasive ventilators from Medicare competitive bidding. AAHD is a member of both coalitions. The March 20 letters from the coalitions’ steering committee members are here: CMS letterCongress letter.