Industry Outreach Extending to Lawmakers, Media

HME advocates work to communicate need for bidding reform on both Capitol Hill, as well as with various news outlets.

Brightree Gears up for 2016 User Summit

Co-located at Medtrade, Oct. 31 event offers hands-on training, education and networking.

AAHomecare Calls for Case Manager Stories

Association is collecting accounts from discharge planners, case managers, social workers on patients’ difficulties getting DME.

Major Hospital Slams Bidding in Comments to CMS

University of California Health System urges CMS to re-evaluate program’s impact, claiming it has seen significant problems obtaining DME.

Non-Invasive Ventilation Greatly Cuts COPD Patient Risks

Study says patients with at-home, non-invasive ventilation in addition to oxygen therapy aw 51% decreased risk of re-hospitalization or death..

Contour Products Launches Training Webinar

Interactive training session demonstrates the ways CPAP pillows can address the needs of various sleep patients.

AAHomecare Conference Call Urges Rural Bid Reforms

Call focused at news media included various HME providers who detailed impact of bid expansion’s impact on their businesses.

CMS Revises CMS-855S, 2016 Fee Schedule

DMEPOS providers must use revised enrollment application starting Jan. 1, 2017; fee schedule changes impact 66 codes.

VGM Urges Hospitals to Fight Bid Expansion

VGM Government Relations calls on hospitals to help protect patient access to DME as September legislative efforts intensify.

Video: C-SPAN Interviews AAHomecare’s Ryan

Association president and CEO makes case for reforming competitive bidding, follows up with SIRIUS/XM appearance.

Congress Returns to the Hill — and so Does Industry

As HME advocates work to reform competitive bidding expansion, AAHomecare urges providers to assist those efforts

CMS: Competitive Bidding Is Working

As it releases Round One 2017 SPAs and sends out contract offers, agency claims the program is maintaining access and care quality, while saving significant sums.

Team USA Prepping to Play at Medtrade

Back-to-back World Cup Power Soccer champs are slated to play exhibition games at Medtrade on Nov 1, in Atlanta.

Cryogenic Solutions Acquires Inventory Solutions

Combined companies to provide customers with a range of refurbished respiratory equipment, repair services, parts, hydro-testing.

Ripple Effect: Bid Expansion Leads to Stiff Funding Cuts Outside Medicare

Providers serving TRICARE patients are now feeling the effect of CMS’s July 1 implementation of the full bid expansion cuts; patient access hangs in the balance.

Bid Expansion Gains National Attention

News media covering providers’ stories regarding impact of national bid expansion, raising issue’s profile on Capitol Hill.

VIDEO: Wheelchair Accessories Legislation Picks Up Steam

Rep. Zeldin (R-NY), other speakers tout H.R.3229 at press conference held at The Children's Center at United Cerebral Palsy of Long Island.

Video: Convaid, R82 Grow SMA Awareness Effort

Effort includes backing the ‘push purple’ campaign, posting to social media and fundraising.

AAHomecare Calls on Providers to Help Sept. Legislative Push

With a small legislative window opening next month, Association urges HME professionals to contact their lawmakers to make strong case for rural/non-bid relief.

Contour Products to Unveil Five New Items at MedTrade

The new products being showcased at the Nov. 1-3 event include four new pillows and an inflatable bed wedge.

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