VGM Releases Second ‘Playbook’ for Providers

Downloadable book offers content that helps providers approach a changing marketplace with an ‘entrepreneurial mindset.’

Home Oxygen Company Earns CPAP Audit Reprieve

Audit contractor Noridian tells provider it has closed its audit file thanks to it squeaky-clean performance in Round 1 of the Targeted Probe and Education Audit process

AAHomecare Urges Continued H.R. 4229 Advocacy

Bill remains an essential element in the strategy to obtain relief for rural providers and patients; association calls on providers to lobby lawmakers.

ATS Foundation, ResMed Unveil Research Grant

ResMed will fund $100K for two-year research fellowship that will study sleep-disordered breathing and PAP therapy

OPG Outlines Leadership Transition Timeline

Indiana provider of services for people with disabilities outline transition after CEO and COO announce their respective retirements.

Stratice Adds Home Health Expert to Advisor Board

Home health consultant and HIT entrepreneur Renee Picard Walsh will help DME/HME/POS e-prescribing company shape growth strategy.

VIDEO: Quantum Rehab Video Touts Made in USA Status

New video looks at CRT chair maker’s manufacturing facility, processes and products.

VIDEO: OMB Director Working to Release IFR

At a House Appropriations hearing, OMB Director Mulvaney confirms his Agency is working to release the rural relief IFR; says ‘I have probably received more calls about this than any other rule.’

Inogen Data Breach May Have Affected 30,000 Customers

Data accessed included Medicare identification number, insurance policy information and type of medical equipment provided, according to SEC filing.

VGM Unveils HME Podcast

Weekly program will focus on HME industry business and regulatory issues.

HME Advocates Discuss IFR with HHS

AAHomecare and other industry representatives discuss the rural relief IFR and bid reforms with HHS, CMS officials.

ResMed Hires First-Ever CTO

Bobby Ghoshal joins the company after serving as COO of Brightree, will help company further establish itself in connected healthcare.

Industry Debates Merit of a Single Word

While H.R. 4229 language fails to make budget bill, lawmakers ‘encourage’ CMS to adopt rural relief IFR. The question is, what does that word actually mean?

CMS to Join Heartland Panel Discussion

Attendees to VGM event will be able to discuss regulations, reimbursements and audits with CMS representatives.

VGM Group, Total Respiratory and Rehab Donate Chair to 12-Year-Old

Custom-built track chair will help young wheelchair user get around his family’s home and farm in rural Dyersville, Iowa.

AAHomecare to Evaluate E-Prescribing Platforms

Association will work to promote adoption and acceptance of e-prescribing within the home medical equipment community.

3B Medical Acquires World's Smallest Oxygen Concentrator

Purchase of R&D company includes intellectual property and regulatory approvals for three-pound POC.

Bachenheimer to Launch Legislative Office for Brown & Fortunato

Longtime industry advocate takes on new position to open a DC-based government relations, legislative and regulatory office for industry law firm.

VGM HOMELINK Toasts Silver Anniversary

For 25 years, the VGM division has helped connect commercial insurance and workers’ compensation programs to HME providers.

Still Time to Sign up for Stand Up for Homecare

The event offers an opportunity for providers to network and help fund efforts to raise public awareness of the industry's value.

Medtrade Spring Is Just around the Corner

Seating for workshops still available in limited numbers; registration still open for networking events.

Alzheimer's Prevalence, Deaths See Significant Spike

The growth of condition drives total cost of care for sufferers to surpass $250 billion for the second year in a row.

Spending Bill: No H.R. 4229 Provisions Added

While the omnibus budget package didn't include the rural relief bill's legislative language, it does ask CMS to implement the IFR.

World's Adults Need Better Sleep Habits

Global report: Most adults think sleep is important, but don't feel guilty for not prioritizing it.

VGM Launches New Respiratory Service

Initiative aims to support respiratory equipment providers via a variety of services and vendor relationships.

podcast on ways to expand resupply

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