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VGM Leases Retail Space for Heartland ‘Training Lab’

Adjacent to convention center 1,100-square foot showroom will feature innovative products and display concepts.

Ascensia Partners with The Dr. Oz Show to Help Diabetes Patients

Partnership launches a 60-day, ‘Take Charge’challenge to increase diabetes awareness and encourage better management of the condition.

CMS Eases Adjudication Process for Serial Claims

DME MACs will change appeals of recurring claims for capped rental items and certain inexpensive and routinely-purchased items.

Etac Appoints New North American President

Ryan Williams will have responsibility over the Convaid and R82 brands in North America.

More than 40% of Providers Abandoned Medicare Since July 2013

AAHomecare study of Medicare data also shows number of unique locations dropped by 38.7% during the same period.  

Cure Medical Expands Website

Site features new content directed at end users, medical professionals and home medical equipment providers.

ACMESA Summer Meeting Registration Open

Atlantic Coast association’s conference and expo focuses on theme of ‘Staying in the Game to Win!’

Invacare Makes Headway on Consent Decree

Manufacturer completes final two steps needed to allow FDA to inspect facilities; length of inspection process or ensuing work remains unknown.



Five Tips for Improving Patient Billing

Strategic approaches to improve billing efficiencies, sharpen staff effectiveness, and strengthen patient relationships.

Sleep Data Moves Into New Headquarters

SoCal sleep provider relocates to16,000-square-foot facility purposely built for its OSA services

Rotech Acquires Griffin Home Health Care

National respiratory provider’s purchase will expand its North Carolina market reach.

AAHomecare Fights 'Double Dip' O2 Cuts

Association continues efforts to get non-bid providers relief from extra-low reimbursement for stationary oxygen.

ASV Fosters Better Compliance for Certain Sleep Patients

New study shows that OSA patients that develop CSA maintain better compliance after switching to ASV.

Medicare Advantage Care Differs by Race, Sex

Health care experiences and clinical care varies between women and men, as well for racial and ethnic groups according to new CMS report.

Industry Newsmaker

The Inevitable Shift to Value

CareCentrix CEO explains why fee for service will soon be a thing of post-acute care’s past.

Study: O2 Patients Interested in New Cannula Options

Users of dual-prong nasal cannulas report frequent difficulties, interested in single-prong alternatives.

SCA to Split into Two Companies

Maker of TENA incontinence products will become two listed companies, SCA and Essity, with Essity holding the personal care and hygiene brands.

Next Round of Audit Key Submissions Starts April 17

Tool helps industry collect audit data in order to help make its case for reforming CMS’s audit program; now easier for Brightree users.

N.Y. Incontinence Rate Change Pushed to May

Originally slated to go into effect April 3, implementation of rate cuts will go into effect May 17.

Industry Advocates Meet with CMS’s Verma

AAHomecare staff, others to discuss competitive bidding fixes, rural relief with CMS leadership.

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