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Quantum Rehab Acquires Stealth Products

Seating and positioning company will operate independently under new ownership.

People: Todd Tyson Presented with Legislative Award

AAHomecare recognizes DME president with 2014 Legislative Advocate Award for advocacy leadership.

Lawmakers Backing H.R. 1717 Grows to 175

Bidding replacement bill adds four more lawmakers in opening weeks of May.

Invacare Sponsors Buckeye Wheelchair Games

More than 40 veterans from Ohio and Pennsylvania came to compete in Paralyzed Veterans of America games.

Home Care Medical Announces Another Contract Win

Wisconsin HME will be an in-network provider for Trilogy Health Plan new Medicaid HMO health insurance members.

Health Spending for Elderly Lowest of all Age Groups

CMS report shows growth in per capita healthcare spending for elderly was just 4.1 percent from 2002 to 2010,

AAHomecare Developing Audit Tracking System

Association launches effort to track and measure how Medicare audits are impacting HME providers.

Senators Ask CMS to Wait on Bid Expansion

Letter to Administrator Tavenner calls on agency to wait for HHS OIG to complete its Round Two investigation.



North Carolina Lawmaker to Sponsor Audit Repair Bill

Rep. Ellmers steps up to spearhead legislation that would rein-in, repair CMS’s dysfunctional audit program.

Oxygen Delivery Strategies

Oxygen

Oxygen On The Go

Providers using low- and no-delivery oxygen strategies share how an evolving business and care model is achieving success.

Problem Solvers

Keeping Things Clean

Ensuring a support surface stays clean could go deeper than providers might initially think. Ensuring a support surface stays clean could go deeper than providers might initially think.

Wis. Provider, Health Network Enter Contract

Home Care Medical will be an in-network provider for Sheboygan Employer’s Health Network.

Tips for Increasing Your Low- and No-Delivery Oxygen Business

Various experts chime in on what approaches they think help generate low- and no-delivery success, and offer up a number of suggestions worth considering.

SensorEdge

Product Spotlight

An Easier Entry

Ottobock Promotes Finance VP

President recognizes Schuerman for ‘financial vision and leadership.’

Editor's Note

The Noble Calling

hospital oxygen referrals

Business Solutions

The Process of Change

The entire landscape of U.S. healthcare is experiencing vast and unprecedented changes, and part of those changes include increased emphasis on outcomes. How will that impact oxygen providers’ referral relationships?

Observation Deck

The More Things Change ...

VGM Group Acquires Healthcare Consulting Firm

Member service group will merge newly bought Simply Shops into VGM Retail.

Competitive Bidding and Audits

AAHomecare Triple Play

CMS's Competitive Bidding and Audits Change Up

In this new department of HME Business, we interview The American Association for Homecare's experts to get their insights on important legislative, policy, regulatory and industry advocacy developments.

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