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Sen. Portman Cheers House Passage of H.R. 284

Lawmaker calls on peers in upper chamber to pass companion legislation that would require binding bids for competitive bidding.

3B Medical Files Action Against ResMed

3B alleges multiple anti-trust violations by ResMed; ResMed replies claims have no substance.

VIDEO: House Passes Binding Bids Legislation

H.R. 284’s passage means the industry can now focus its attention on the Senate in order to pass MCBIA.

Study: More Than Half the World Wants Better Sleep

Global sleep survey by Philips shows 80% of people rank sleep highest factor in wellbeing, but 57% say it could be better.

House Binding Bids Bill Slated for Monday Vote

House portion of bicameral Medicare Competitive Bidding Improvement Act would fix competitive bidding’s suicide bidding flaw.

Binding Bids Bills Gains More Co-Sponsors

House legislation boasts 59 backers, while Senate companion hovers at 5 signers.

CMS Announces New ACO Initiative

Next Generation ACO Model will set predictable financial targets, highlight coordinated care between providers.

N.Y. DOH Rejects Bidding for its Medicaid Program

State health department questions methods used by HHS OIG report advocating bidding for the state.



Wis. Provider Offers New Walker

Knueppel Healthcare Services introduces the Motivo Tour to its patients.

Data Could Link Sleep Disorders and Heart Failure

ResMed will present American College of Cardiology with data on sleep disordered breathing in chronic heart failure patients.

OMHA Unveils Audit Appeal Status Site

Still reeling from delays, Medicare appeals office launches website that lets providers check the status of their ALJ appeals.

VGM, AAHomecare Meet in Washington

AAHomecare also meets with Washington, D.C. provider to get its perspective on providing services.

3B Medical Enhances iCodeConnect

Cloud-based patient management system now includes CMB Solutions’ Patient TouchPoint.

Respiratory Survey

Respiratory Survey 2015

Bracing for the Re-Compete

Respiratory Management's Sixth Annual Respiratory Survey reviews the factors influencing shape the state of respiratory care today.

Oxygen Satisfaction

State of Satisfaction

The State of Oxygen Satisfaction

New feature from HMEB: Data from accrediting organization The Compliance Team sheds some light on key pieces of patient data. This month we examine national oxygen patient satisfaction.

Sleep Product Solutions

With HME sleep providers reporting that their sleep patient volume grew 5.2 percent in 2014, sleep remains an essential revenue driver with tremendous potential. We take a look at some of the latest sleep products on the market.

Auditing the Audits

HME Audit key looks to show impact of Medicare audits on providers

Marketplace

Stationary Oxygen Marketplace

Stationary oxygen equipment remains a key part of care for many long-term oxygen therapy patients. We look at some of the latest offerings.

Provider Strategy

Finding Your Retail Champion

How to find, train and give employees the tools to excel at running your retail business.

patient care

Care Quality

Bridging the Gap Between Care and Cost

Medicare might have forced oxygen into heavily cost-conscious business models, but there are still many ways to maximize patient care.

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