News


Convaid Donates Wheelchair to Dream Foundation

Chair will help 24-year-old Rett syndrome patient enjoy activities such as shopping and park outings with her mother.

CMS Owns up to Repair Problems

Agency instructs DME MACs to only review necessity of repairs, not original equipment when determining payment.

Sunrise Inks Deal with US Rehab, VGM Group

Mobility manufacturer and member service organization sign multi-year marketing and product supply agreement.

MED Group Slates Fly-in

Sept. 9-10 lobbying effort will support audit reform, binding bids bill.

Invacare Announces Restructuring Plan

DME maker saves move to drive cash flow should save $14M-$15M.

ResMed Launches Connected Care Platform

Sleep treatment system aims to promote data-driven approach to care.

AAHomecare: “Keep the Pressure on”

Industry urges providers to lobby hard on behalf of bidding, audit bills during congressional recess.

Baird Presenting ‘Competitive Bidding Survival’ Webinar

As Round Two re-bid approaches, Aug. 20 webinar shows non-contract providers how they can still do business.



Dr. Comfort ‘Steps Out’ to Stop Diabetes

Footwear maker commits to raise $100K for American Diabetes Association campaign.

Audit, Binding Bids Bills Continue Momentum

Industry legislative efforts pick up more co-sponsors as industry intensifies lobbying during recess.

CMS Approves Compliance Team as AO for Rural Health Clinics

Accrediting organization also approved by Fla. to accredit HME providers in that state.

CMS Slates PMD Prior Authorization Call

Open Door Forum will answer questions regarding power mobility device prior authorization demonstration.

AAHomecare Board Adds Brightree CEO

Cormack to bring his IT expertise to collaborative group with varied industry backgrounds.

Griffin Sports Health & Wellness Launches Site

New division of N.C. provider highlights its expertise in braces, pain management, rehabilitative and exercise equipment.

Resmed Patent Battles Continue

Sleep system maker wins injunction against Apex; 3B/BMC file to invalidate Resmed patents.

GOHME, First Quality Ink Alliance

Incontinence manufacturer will distribute its products through HME Home Medical division.

SIGVARIS Offers Education Offerings

Courses provide instruction on circulatory system, compression stockings, varicose veins and leg health.

HHS Finalizes ICD10 Rule

Deadline for providers, physicians and other health professionals to conform to new diagnoses codes is Oct. 1, 2015.

Brightree Joins AAHomecare; Assists With Audits

Software maker signs up at corporate partner; will serve as IT lead on HME Audit Key service

Patients Back ‘Save My Medical Supplies’

Campaign has generated 5,500 consumer letters to Congress calling for reforms to bad DMEPOS policies.

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