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Rebuilding Mobility

Business Solutions: Power Mobility Outlook

Rebuilding Mobility

Audits and competitive bidding continue to strangle the industry while PAD and pending legislation promise some relief. How will providers build their future? Various industry experts share their perspectives on what the future might hold for the power mobility industry.

CMS Announces Contract Suppliers for Round One Recompete

CBIC releases full list; announcement follows Oct. 1 release of Round One recompete bid rates.

PGDT Taps New Solutions as Primary Distributor

Wheelchair parts distributor will serve up control system maker’s offerings to North America.

CMS Lowers Interest Rates

Agency trims 0.5% off Medicare overpayments and sets underpayments to 10.125%.

Organizations Catalog Bidding Casualties

AAHomecare, People for Quality Care collect and share examples of more than 2,000 patient access problems.

Network Health Taps Home Care Medical

Wis. HME, respiratory provider will be in-network provider for insurance carrier’s members.

NHIC Describes CERT Errors on Wheelchair Claims

Sample claims are said to be representative of the most commonly seen mistakes.

Industry Newsmaker

Mr. Ryan Goes to Washington

Homecare Concepts’ Tom Ryan has a history of advocating for the industry. Now he’s leading it.



Illinois Provider Earns Accreditation Honor

Freeport Home Medical Equipment obtains Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.

California’s First 101 Mobility Franchise Opens

New franchise location will serve San Jose area’s mobility users.

HMEB Launches Q4 Sleep Survey

HME Business, Needham & Company partner to take pulse of industry’s sleep providers.

AAHomecare: ‘We Are Going to Win’

Industry association calls on Medtrade attendees to join organization, fight for H.R. 1717.

Sunrise Unveils Latest 'Propel' Recipients

Program donates equipment to complex rehab patients.

HME Prayer Breakfast Slated for Oct. 9

HME Christian Fellowship to host its 3rd annual breakfast.

Providers Pack for Medtrade

HMEs head to Orlando for the Oct. 7-10 event.

Landauer Metropolitan Files Chapter 11

DME provider continues to operate in nine states, still taking patients.

Brightree, ResMed Enter Electronic Purchasing Agreement

Arrangement aims to streamline ordering process, cut costs for HMEs.

H.R. 1717 Now at 157 Co-Sponsors

Industry advocates continue to call for MPP bill support but shutdown could hamper efforts.

Orthotics & Prosthetics

Business Solutions

Is the Grass Really Greener?

In terms of referral sources, skills and business assets, as well as reimbursement rates, orthotics and prosthetics has represented an alluring business opportunity for providers. But is its attractive funding situation changing?

2014 Respiratory and Sleep Outlook

2014 Respiratory and Sleep Outlook

Pitfalls and Possibilities

Competitive Bidding, audits and face-to-face evaluations will shape respiratory and sleep providers'course through 2014.

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