Providers Descend on Washington

Representatives of HME businesses nationwide gather at AAHomecare’s legislative conference to hit the Hill in support of H.R. 1717.

Schumer & Cochran Introduce CRT Senate Bill

H.R. 942 bid to create separate benefit for complex rehab gains a companion bill.

MPP Bill Up to 65 Sponsors

H.R. 1717 continues momentum, picks up an additional 21 sponsors.

BOC Expands O&P Prerequisites

To be certified, orthotists and prosthetists must fulfill new education requirements.

MED Group, CareCentrix Enter Services Agreement

Three-year deal lets MED member providers serve CareCentrix managed patients.

Invacare Wins Customer Service Award

Publication Smart Business recognizes DME manufacturer for fifth year in a row

DeVilbiss Healthcare Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Founded in 1888, oxygen system maker has seen many respiratory care advancements.

MPP Bill hits 44 Co-Sponsors

H.R. 1717 garners another 19 backers as providers, associations continue efforts to drive Congressional support.

CMS Begins Warning Round Two Beneficiaries

Agency begins emailing notifications regarding program; letter campaign begins May 31.

Convaid Donates Wheelchairs to Equine Therapy Center

California wheelchair maker donates two lightweight chairs to Rocking T Ranch.

Industry Begins H.R. 1717 Push

MPP bill at 25 backers; national provider call-in and email campaign slated for Friday.

Senate Finance Hints at Program Integrity Changes for CMS

After soliciting stakeholders’ input a new report from committee summarizes their concerns.

Quantum Western America Broadens Offerings

Production is already on the rise at the Las Vegas facility, additional staff be added.

AAHomecare and NAIMES Merging

Merger brings 140 members to association, Stanfield to say on as VP of provider relations.

Sleep Revenue Grew 5.5% over Last 12 Months

Second quarter survey also indicates providers expect 2.5% growth over next 12 months.

CBIC Warns TN Contract Holders to Meet State Location Requirements

Bidding contracts could be breached if holders don’t fulfill Volunteer State laws requiring providers to have physical locations.

New MPP Bill Launched in House

Rep. Price unveils H.R. 1717 which would replace competitive bidding with market pricing program.

HHS Could Boost Fraud Reward to Nearly $10 Million

Secretary Sebelius launches proposed rule to boost reward payout for reporting acts of Medicare fraud.

Schumer to Introduce Senate Bill for Separate Benefit Category

Senate companion bill to provide a separate Medicare benefit category for complex rehab technology.

Remote Patient Monitoring Market Value to Nearly Triple by 2019

Increasing diabetes and cardiovascular disease patient populations will push need for systems, services.

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