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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.

HHS Finalizes ICD10 Rule

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

SIGVARIS Offers Education Offerings

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

Audit and Binding Bids Bills Gain More Ground

H.R. 5083 reaches 8 co-sponsors and H.R. 4920 now at 24 backers as industry approaches prime lobbying opportunity.

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.

A/R Allegiance, EBS Partner Up

Electronic Billing Services will implement COLLECTPlus program for billing service customers.

Bids, Audits Bills Up; MPP Bill Hovers

Recently released binding bids and audit reform bills gain sponsors while MPP sits at 180.

Compliance Team Expands Patient Satisfaction Portal

Online benchmarking service will help providers prove their quality claims.

Home Care Medical Enters Contract with Dean Health Plan

Wisconsin HME, respiratory provider will be an in-network provider for HMO’s Wisconsin patients.

AAHomecare Launches Audit Reform Site

FixMedicareAudits.org will provide online nexus for advocates looking to help reform of Medicare’s audit program.

CMS Announces Round Two Re-compete

Agency will announce bidding schedule for Round Two and National Mail-Order in fall; bidding begins winter 2015.

Binding Bids Bill Boasts 18 Backers

H.R. 4920 approaches prime summer lobbying opportunity with solid support, but more needed.

CMS Proposes Rule on Taking Bidding National

After February advanced notice, CMS releases proposed rule, soliciting comments.

Invacare Sets Minimum Advertised Price Policy

Policy applies to e-commerce providers selling specific offerings from the manufacturer.

Drive Medical Acquires Dupont Medical

Integration of 150-year-old HME maker will expand Drives European footprint.

Legislation to Fix Audits Unveiled

Bill introduced by Reps. Ellmers and Barrow boosts transparency, rewards low error rates.

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