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Philips Unveils Home Sleep Testing Device

Alice NightOne aims to help patients set up their device with greater accuracy.

DME Data Solutions Debuts Patient Trend Reporting System

Patient Trend Reporting System collects key patient data to help drive sales, profitability.

VGM Partners With PlayMaker CRM

Company’s customer relationship management is designed specifically for the post-acute care market.

A/R Allegiance Enhances Service With CLAIMCollect and TouchCLAIM

Two new services aim to help providers more easily follow up with private insurance payors and maximize medical billing revenue.

AAHomecare Delays Medicaid Cuts

Association secures push-back of HME cuts contained in the 21st Century Cures Bill; offers prior-authorization as a pay-for.

Quantum Unveils iLevel Website

Site shows users, clinicians and providers how elevated seating can improve wheelchair user’s quality of life.

Letizia Sworn in as AAHomecare Chair

Lifelong provider professional takes up association’s reins as Steedley ends term; aims to continue industry’s success with incremental advocacy approach.

Lawmakers, Industry Laud Mixon

Rep. Tiberi presents retiring Invacare head with eponymous Lifetime Achievement Award from AAHomecare; House Speaker Rep. Boehner, Sen. Portman also offer their praise.



Rep. Blackburn Introduces Prior Authorization Bill

Tenn. lawmaker’s legislation would require CMS program to establish a program for higher cost DME similar to the power mobility demonstration project.

AAHomecare’s Steedley Touts MPP at Ways and Means Hearing

Association’s outgoing chairman outlines to the Subcommittee on Health the various flaws of competitive bidding and how the MPP can fix them.

Washington Legislative Conference Just Around the Corner

Next week’s event gives providers an opportunity to lobby lawmakers and their staffs on behalf of various industry legislative initiatives.

AAHomecare’s Steedley to Testify at Ways and Means Hearing

Chairman will wrap up his influential term leading the association's board by explaining to the Subcomittee on Health why the MPP is a better alternative to competitive bidding.

BritKare Home Medical Picks Up Pillar Equipment Services

Acquisition would help expand Northwest Texas provider’s efforts to serve patients, physicians in Panhandle.

VGM Heartland Conference Scores an Award

Member service organization’s 2014 expo and conference wins “Event of the Year;” 2015 event slated for June 15-18.

Mixon Poised to Receive Advocacy Award

Rep. Tiberi will present Invacare’s Mal Mixon with AAHomecare’s Legislative Advocate Lifetime Achievement Award at Washington Legislative Conference.

Pediatric Diabetic Spending Sees Jump

Healthcare spending for privately insured diabetic children experienced sharp gains between 2011 and 2013.

U.S. Rehab, Pitt Enter Research Agreement

Deal gives U.S. Rehab providers access to University of Pittsburgh’s Functional Mobility Assessment survey data.

Sunrise Picks up UK’s RGK

Wheelchair, seating manufacturer acquires English maker of custom chairs.

Senate Hearing Highlights Audit Debacle

Senate Finance Committee explores problem of audit backlog, reviews possible methods to reduce problem.

Providers Speak out at SBA Hearing

HME providers, O&P practitioners provide testimony on a variety of subjects, including audits and 2016 bid expansion.

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