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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.

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.

N.Y. DOH Rejects Bidding for its Medicaid Program

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

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.

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.

Mediware Rolls Out New CareTend Software

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

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.

Sunrise Retail Program Picks up Pace

California mobility provider joins ranks of Breezy Elegance Premium Retailer effort.

ResMed Acquires Jaysec

Sleep equipment maker buys Internet tool that streamlines business, care processes for sleep providers.

Infographic Conveys the Value of Wheelchairs

Image created by KD Smart Chair combines a range of compelling facts and figures.

AAHomecare, HHS OIG Meet on Bidding Study

Meeting covered methods for examination of competitive bidding’s impact on patient access to care.

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