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Providers Pack for Medtrade

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

HME Prayer Breakfast Slated for Oct. 9

HME Christian Fellowship to host its 3rd annual breakfast.

Landauer Metropolitan Files Chapter 11

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

H.R. 1717 Now at 157 Co-Sponsors

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

Brightree, ResMed Enter Electronic Purchasing Agreement

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

Providers Must Comply by New HIPAA Rules

HITECH Act requirements to strengthen patient privacy reach their compliance date.

Maddak, Morph Wheels Sponsor ‘Inspirational Client’ Award

Manufacturers invite rehab professionals to nominate ‘amazing individuals’ for recognition.

VGM Group Named in Top 10 Iowa Workplaces

Des Moines Register ranks MSO in top 10 medium-sized workplaces in state.



H.R. 1717 Hits 156 Co-Sponsors

Three lawmakers join ranks of backers in the House for the MPP bill.

Medicare Spending Growth Slowed to 4.6% in 2012

$579.9 billion spent last year; previous year saw 6.2% growth; 2015-to-2022 period to see 7.4%.

U.S. Rehab, VGM ink deal with Fuller Consulting

Labor guide will help MSO's members determine labor fees for rehab, DME repairs.

HHS OIG Kicks Off Bidding Investigation

Announced in late August, OIG begins inquiry into unlicensed Round Two bidders.

MPP Bill Up to 153 Backers

H.R. 1717 gains just three co-sponsors on first count after recess; more expected.

Diabetic, Sleep Patients Could Suffer Through September

AAHomecare: Expect deluge of bidding-related complaints from patients unable to get supplies.

VIDEO: Rep. Thompson Slams Bidding on House Floor

Lawmaker labels NCB ‘anything but competitive’ and negatively impacting seniors.

CMS Delays Face-to-Face Yet Again

Oct. 1 deadline pushed back into 2014; much coordination with referrals yet remains.

Medtrade Early Bird Rates End Today

Discount for Oct. 7-10 event available until midnight Eastern Time.

MPP Push Continues as Congressional Recess Ends

Legislative break has offered HME advocates ample opportunity advance H.R. 1717.

Compression Market Poised for Significant Growth

Study: global market for compression therapy to hit  $3.4 billion by 2019.

W.Va. Provider Heeds Call of Cash Sales

101 Mobility expands beyond VA contract into retail sales.

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