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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.

More than 40% of Providers Have Abandoned Medicare Since July 2013

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

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.

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!’

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.



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.

ASV Fosters Better Compliance for Certain Sleep Patients

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

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.

Providers Sound Off of CURES Act Call

HME stakeholders share their stories of how bid expansion has impacted their businesses and patients on CMS call; providers can still submit feedback via email.

Registration Open for Washington Legislative Conference

The 2017 edition, which runs May 24-25, offers more time on Capitol Hill to maximize legislative opportunity.

When Ignorance Becomes Discrimination

Mobility Management editor Laurie Watanabe discusses the implications of Pride/Quantum PR GM Mark Smith’s ejection from an American Airlines flight.

Medforce Joins Homecare and Hospice Association

Post-acute software company hopes to assist National Association for Home Care and Hospice members.

SIGVARIS Opens Georgia Facility

Compression makers new Peachtree City location will house administrative, manufacturing and warehouse functions.

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