Senate Hearing Highlights Audit Debacle

Senate Finance Committee explores problem of audit backlog, reviews possible methods to reduce problem.

Providers Speak out at SBA Hearing

HME providers, O&P practitioners provide testimony on a variety of subjects, including audits and 2016 bid expansion.

Medtrade Slated for Oct 26-29

Annual pre-show education, conference session and expo returns to Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center

Older White Women Receive Most Oxygen Therapy

New study shows substantial demographic swing among COPD patients; also indicates impact of 36-month rental cap.

CMS Outlines Next Round One Re-Compete

Agency shares important dates, CBAs and categories for the 2017 installment of Round One bid program.

Provider Donates $1000 to Accessible Playground

Reliable Medical Supply helps Madison Claire Foundation build 16,000-square-foot, inclusive playground.

FDA Clears New 3B Sleep Device

Agency gives 510(k) clearance to Luna PAP platform.

AAHomecare Gears up for Washington Conference

Slated for May 20-21, the annual meeting and legislative push will cover key industry issues.

PCORI Names Special Advisory Panel

Panel on communication and dissemination research will identify, prioritize topics for future research.

Florida Recognizes BOC for HME Accreditation

Agency for Health Care Administration selects accrediting organization to accredit HME suppliers in the sunshine state.

GAO Dismisses Protest over RAC Contract

CMS will likely move forward with assigning contract to Connolly LLC; reasons for dismissals are unclear.

NCAMES Advancing N.C.’s Bricks and Mortar Bill

H623 would require DME providers operating in North Carolina to maintain physical location in the state.

Senate Passes Binding Bids Legislation

Bundled into the “doc fix” bill, the pivotal competitive bidding reform heads to Pres. Obama to be signed into law.

NCAMES to Visit Sen. Burr's Staff

Meeting will focus on the impact nationwide expansion of competitive bidding in 2016 would have on providers, patients.

Drive Makes Two Acquisitions

DME maker picks up Columbia Medical and Park House Healthcare.

Sunrise Medical Buys Switch-It

Purchase expands company’s reach in CRT arena by adding special drive, input controls.

NCAMES to Visit Sen. Burr's Staff

Meeting will focus on the impact nationwide expansion of competitive bidding in 2016 would have on providers, patients.

Brightree, Apacheta Unveil Mobile Delivery Management

System helps HME providers optimize deliveries via smartphones and tablets.

VGM Joins AAHomecare Corporate Partner Program

Member group ups its commitment as a Bronze Level Corporate Partner.

MED Group Expands Payor Network

Addition includes Prime Health Services, MultiPlan’s Texas True Choice Network, Stratose.


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