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HMEB's 'Live From Medtrade' Goes Live Oct. 16

In its second year, the special web page provides a single stop for all Medtrade 2017 social media traffic to inform attendees and providers who can't make the show.

More Medicare Patients Paying Up Front

In a 'no-win scenario,' beneficiaries wind up paying out of pocket for needed HME while some providers file non-assigned claims.

Drive to Unify Three of Its Rehab Companies Into One

Called Inspired by Drive, new rehab company will meld Columbia Medical, Specialized Orthotic Services and Wenzelite Rehab.

VIDEO: NRRTS Hosts CRT ‘Online Town Hall’ on Oct. 27

Effort designed to help providers push for CRT legislation during 'lame duck' session of Congress; NCART will provide a legislative update. UPDATE: Video replay now available.

Philips Unveils Online Hub for COPD Care

COPD insider online community will feature insights on care from healthcare providers across the care continuum.

Study: Remote Monitoring Boosts Sleep Outcomes

ResMed releases results of the world’s largest study on sleep apnea and connected care; 128,000 subjects involved.

DMEPOS Access Down After Bidding

GAO report shows number of DMEPOS beneficiaries covered by bidding declined after Round Two implementation.

ResMed Launches National Survey on The Dr. Oz Show

Enrollees in survey will help anonymous research on American sleep habits; survey-takers also eligible to win S+ sleep monitors



Study: Competitive Bidding Unsustainable

AAHomecare-backed research shows Medicare reimbursement rates for HME cover only 88% of overall costs for businesses providing equipment and relates services.

ResMed Thanks Provider Partners

New campaign recognizes relationship vendor has with HMEs in helping improve patients’ healthcare and quality of life.

Industry Vets Unveil HME Workflow System

VirtuteRN will provide a cloud-based system designed to help providers diversify their payer mix.

Melissa Cross to Receive First Ever Van Miller Homecare Champion Award

AAHomecare will honor O.E. Meyer vice president as first recipient of new award at Standup for Homecare, during Medtrade.

HMEB Announces 2016 New Product Winners

Panel of provider judges recognizes 15 new products across categories ranging from respiratory to retail.

HME Woman of the Year Finalists Named

Four women selected from 37 candidates for inaugural award program; winner to be announced Nov. 1 at Medtrade.

SleepWorks, MedBridge Buy IntegraSleep, Active Healthcare CPAP Division

Acquisition includes national Sound Sleep Institute, which provides sleep testing, CPAPs and supplies.

Merits Unveils its First CRT Chair

Company’s new AVID division debuts Vector highlights stability, versatility.

Comfort Medical, Wheel:Life, Woody Foundation Help Quadriplegics

Three entities will work together to spread awareness about special kits that help quadriplegics and other patients.

Bidding Fight Shifts to Lame Duck Strategy

AAHomecare, advocates focus legislative efforts on Congressional session beginning after November elections.

QS/1 Releases eNGAGE Interface

Workflow process now connects with platform that helps pharmacists and technicians better manage patient-focused activities.

Third Audit Key Survey Opens October 15

Providers urged to add their audit data to help demonstrate audit program’s burdensome nature.

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