News


Price Declines Temper Sleep Market Growth

Second quarter sleep survey shows competitive bidding continues to undercut sleep volume.

Medtrade Targets Niche Markets

New education sessions aim to help providers develop news business opportunities.

Great Lakes Home Medical Services Association Debuts

New association merges advocacy assets of Indiana, Illinois and Michigan HME associations.

Brightree Joins Healthcare IT Association

Software company brings HME perspective to CommonWell Health Alliance.

Binding Bids Bill Unveiled

H.R. 4920 aims to correct key competitive bidding failings by making all bids binding and requiring surety bonds for bids.

AAHomceare Calls for Urgent H.R. 4920 Support

Association creates online resources to help providers quickly drive bill’s support under tight Congressional calendar.

Industry Testifies at Small Business Administration Hearing

AAHomecare, industry representatives, providers describe negative effects of competitive bidding.

Study: COPD Patients Need Better Education

Low patient awareness of COPD exacerbations poses barrier to effective management.



Pride Partners with Navitas

Financing service aims to help mobility providers manage their cash flow.

Binding Bids Bill Imminent

Industry working with 2 House members on bill that would require surety bonds for bidders.

Two More Lawmakers Support MPP Bill

Additions bring H.R. 1717’s co-sponsorship to 180 members of Congress.

Medtrade Early Registration Underway

Early rates are $25 for expo, $99 for conference, for a saving of $75 and $201 respectively.

Audit Bill in the Works

Legislation would limit documentation look back periods; require timely filing limits; create education program.

VGM Acquires van Halem Group

Audit consulting firm will retain staff and offices to serve both VGM members and non-member DME, healthcare companies.

VGM Gears up for Heartland Conference

Next week's conference aims to address key industry issues; invites providers to ‘Define Your Future.’

ITC Judge: Apex Infringed on ResMed

Judge rules Taiwan manufacturer infringed on humidifier patent; U.S. sales banned on some devices.

AAHomecare, CMS Meet on Face-to-Face

Association staff and members discuss face-to-face requirement and WOPD with agency.

AAHomcare Announces ‘Massive’ Audit Program

Audit Key effort will collect data that completely, accurately tracks impact of Medicare audits.

Brightree, McKesson Reinforce Relationship

Software maker offers users e-purchasing transactions, set up for McKesson Direct with no frees attached.

Providers Urged to Take Biannual Sleep Survey

Sleep providers giving HMEB, Needham & Company feedback on reimbursement, market conditions and care.

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