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Industry Pushes for Manual CRT Bill Co-Sponsors

As lawmakers head back to Capitol Hill, providers are called on to help secure co-sponsors for House legislation.

Patient Access Survey Enjoys Heavy Response

While patients, stakeholders help push survey beyond its response goals, research effort is still open to more participants.

2017 Van Miller Homecare Champion Award Taking Nominations

Nominations for the award, which recognizes AAHomecare members who have demonstrated industry leadership, are due by Sept. 8.

VGM, HIPAAwise Partner for Online Compliance Program

VGM’s van Halem Group will work with maker of HIPAA software to offer HME providers a custom HIPAA-compliance program.

Second Quarter Audit Key Deadline Extended to Aug. 25

AAHomecare reminds providers that the survey doesn’t require individual claims data, but rather cumulative totals on specific audit metrics.

CRT Bill Poised to Launch in House

Draft language now available for legislation that will protect manual CRT accessories from competitive bidding.

HMEB New Product Awards Program Now Accepting Entries

Annual New Product of The Year competition is accepting entries for products released before July 15; winners to be announced in Fall.

HME Woman of the Year Entry Deadline Fast Approaching

Aug. 14. is the last day to submit nominations for competition recognizing women who have impacted the industry



Medforce, DME Data Solutions Partner up

Two HME technology companies offer providers an end-to-end business management solution.

Patient Access Survey Now Live

Providers, case managers, beneficiaries urged to share their experience of how competitive bidding has hurt access to HME.

AAHomecare Calls for Access, Audit Input

Association urges providers to submit data for 2nd quarter Audit Key survey, and to help lay groundwork for broad participation in patient access survey.

Providers Urged to Give August Lobbying Push a Boost

With potential legislation possibly on the horizon, HME advocates hope to set the stage with some concentrated lobbying during congressional recess.

Miller to head up Mediware as New CEO

Healthcare and technology veteran will work to continue Mediware's strategy to expand its technology footprint into other related sectors.

Philips Cuts Ribbon on Pittsburgh ‘Innovation Center’

New office location expands company’s dual commitment to Western Pennsylvania and collaborating with universities and other healthcare innovators.

Interoperability -- One on one with Chris Kinard

IT systems are getting connected across healthcare. LifeH2H's Kinard gives an provider's-eye view on how it will impact and benefit HME businesses.

Celebrate the Temporary

Suction bath aids are showing up in some unexpected places.

William Repicci

Questions about Lymphedema?

As president and CEO of the Lymphatic Education and Research Network William Repicci wants to ensure patients and providers have all information on lymphedema, lipedema and lymphatic or venous disease that they need.

Product Solutions

Portable Oxygen

Portable oxygen systems have revolutionized long-term oxygen therapy both for patients and providers. We look at some of the latest systems on the market.

Observation Deck

Counting the Troubling Numbers

Declining provider numbers pose a threat to patients, caregivers & clinicians. What's the right strategy for the industry to combat this?

Software Interoperability

Products & Technology

Software Interoperability's Inroads in HME

HME software companies are helping providers to increasingly enjoy the benefits of healthcare interoperability.

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