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CRT Separate Benefit Bill Unveiled in House

Reps. Crowley and Sensenbrenner introduce H.R. 1516 into the lower chamber; bill would remove CRT items from capped rental.

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.

N.Y. DOH Rejects Bidding for its Medicaid Program

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



CMS Announces New ACO Initiative

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

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.

Mediware Rolls Out New CareTend Software

Latest HME software release designed to help providers expand current services into other homecare markets.

Convaid, Fighting for Families Partner to Help Girl

Wheelchair maker and nonprofit group work to give a new wheelchair to a four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy.

Bidding Could Save N.Y. Medicaid Millions

HHS OIG report recommends Empire State's Medicaid agency implement competitive bidding across 54 DME items; estimates state could have saved $8.9 million during 2011 and 2012 if it had.

AAHomecare to Unveil Power Panel at Medtrade Spring

March 31 panel will show how providers’ grassroots efforts and top-level lobbying work hand-in-hand.

HASCO Expects Q4 2014 Revenues of $22.7 Million

Auto access company’s record-setting fourth quarter net revenues jump 15% from the same period a year ago.

Round Two Re-Compete Registration Deadline Hits Tuesday

Round Two bidders must register by Feb. 17 in order to participate in re-compete; deadline for all bids set for March 25.

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