These efforts are crucial to protecting and expanding access to home medical equipment for our patient communities
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (PRWEB) March 26, 2020
Aeroflow Healthcare, a leading durable medical equipment (DME) provider and Inc. 5000 fastest growing company, today announced the appointment of its Chief Operations Officer, Ryan Bullock, to the American Association for Homecare’s (AAHomecare) Payer Relations Council. AAHomecare advocates for home medical equipment providers and manufacturers in Washington, D.C., as well as with state Medicaid authorities and other major payer groups.
Bullock will serve as Vice Chair on AAHomecare’s newest Advisory Council, a group of industry leaders who meet throughout the year to set priorities, evaluate progress, and establish strategic guidance. The Payer Relations Council’s efforts will be focused on engaging state legislators, Medicaid authorities, and managed care organizations to defend against rate cuts and maintain patient access. Read about the Council’s policy recommendations for state Medicaid agencies amid the current COVID-19 crisis here.
“I am looking forward to collaborating with my fellow council members on strategies to improve relationships with payers across the country and recruit state legislators to support our cause. These efforts are crucial to protecting and expanding access to home medical equipment for our patient communities,“ said Ryan Bullock.
Bullock serves as COO at Aeroflow Healthcare, a premier nationwide provider of durable medical equipment (DME). He oversees organizational operations with a focus on revenue cycle management, corporate development, government and payer relations. As someone who has spent the last 10+ years in payer relations, he has seen the landscape shift and has built many valuable relationships. He can help ensure the right message is delivered to each stakeholder.
The interconnected nature of Aeroflow Healthcare’s business provides Bullock with unique insights for this role. He has worked with subcontractors, acquisition prospects, and partners. He has learned their obstacles and is dedicated to advancing their goals. Their individual successes promote the success of the DME industry as a whole.
AAHomecare advocates for home medical equipment providers and manufacturers in Washington, D.C., as well as with state Medicaid authorities and other major payer groups. Their efforts include lobbying to ensure sustainable reimbursement rates and sensible regulatory policy for the HME community at the Federal and state level. Learn more at: ahomecare.org
About Aeroflow Healthcare
Aeroflow Healthcare was founded in Asheville, NC in 2001 as a home oxygen provider, and has since grown to become one of the leading durable medical equipment providers nationwide. For three consecutive years, Aeroflow has been ranked on Inc. Magazine’s List of 5000 Fastest Growing Companies. In 2017, Aeroflow was also awarded the HME Excellence Award for Best Home Medical Equipment Provider and has been recognized as a business offering top-notch benefits to employees with the Great Place to Work Award. Aeroflow is an accredited Medicare and Medicaid provider and accepts most commercial insurance. To learn more about Aeroflow Healthcare and getting medical equipment through insurance, visit Aeroflowinc.com.