Emergency Preparedness for Home Medical Equipment Suppliers Committee

This group of home medical equipment State Association representatives is dedicated to putting together materials and resources that would be useful to a home medical equipment supplier in the event of a disaster.

This group of home medical equipment State Association representatives is dedicated to putting together materials and resources that would be useful to a home medical equipment supplier in the event of a disaster.

State Leaders Emergency Preparedness Committee Members

Caitlin Houck - MNCHA
Beth Bowen - ACMESA, FAHCS, NEMEP, ATHOMES
Rose Schafhauser - MAMES/SWMESA
Victoria Peterson - TexMEP
Bob Achermann - CAMPS
Mike Calcaterra - Big Sky AMES
Larry Dalton - OMEPA
Chris Townsend - FAHCS
Kim Brumett - AAHomecare
John Gallagher, VP of VGM Government Relations
Emily Harken, Director of Operations, VGM Government Relations

Resources

COVID-19 PHE Resources

Emergency Preparedness Resource Guide Template

Federal Partners: FEMA Contacts

Reimbursement Guidance

Reimbursement Guidance

A national disaster declaration must be announced by the white house before CMS will issue any waivers or guidance during a disaster.

Medicare FFS waivers

CMS Guidance for Medicare Beneficiaries during Disaster

Reach out to your DME MACs for guidance