News


VGM Extends Bond, Insurance Discounts to AAHomecare Members

Members of the national association can get discounts on surety bonds and HME-specific liability coverage from VGM Insurance.

Cormack: IT Interoperability Crucial to HME’s Future

Providers must be capable of sharing data with other healthcare in three to four years’ time, according to Brightree CEO.

Providers Prepare for Medtrade

Next week show offers a packed expo floor and slate of conference sessions.

Industry Praises VGM’s Miller

Associations and individuals share their thoughts on late VGM founder’s legacy.

Bill to Protect CRT Accessories Launched in Senate

Companion to H.R. 3229, S. 2196 aims to protect CRT accessories from bid expansion and ensure patient access.

VGM Mourns Loss of Miller

Member service organization’s founder and CEO suffers apparent fatal heart attack.

AAHomecare Prepares for Standup for Homecare

National association invites providers, industry stakeholders to support annual advocacy event.

HME Business Announces 2015 New Product Award Winners

Diverse range of offerings covers range of products and services including respiratory, mobility, retail, access and others.



Providers Starting to Get Paid Using ICD-10 Codes

CMS is returning paid ERAs to TeamDME! users shortly after Oct. 1 implementation of new coding system.

Quantum Unveils WC19-Compliant Power Seating

Crash-tested iLevel and TRU-Balance 3 power seating systems meet ANSI/RESNA safety standard.

New Video Offers Tips on Medical Alert Use

Consumer Affairs product says children of seniors can help foster adoption of devices.

CMS Holds Off on Miscellaneous Code Changes

Proposed elimination of K0108 and E1399, other changes will not be implemented on Jan. 1, 2016.

HHS OIG Repeats Itself: Medicaid Should Implement Bidding

Office’s latest report recommends either CMS apply Medicare bid pricing to Medicaid programs, and Medicaids implement their own bid programs.

Philips Launches OSA Patient Re-engagement Campaign

The effort directs patients that have dropped off from therapy to their local HME providers.

QS/1 Unveils New Branding

New logo and website are part of growth, transformation at long-standing software company.

CMS Releases Rural Zip Codes for Bid Expansion

Sixty-four percent of the areas outside of Round One and Two CBAs will be classified as rural.

Drive Medical Taps ARI as Preferred Service Provider

Arrangements gives Drive's network of providers access to specially branded e-commerce and digital marketing websites and tools.

Round One Re-Compete Bidding Starts Oct. 15

CMS provides further details on key steps providers should follow to ensure they successfully bid for 2017 contracts.

Merida Taps Brightree

Texas care provider will unify its HME operations and its home health, hospice services under software.

Some States See Post-Pay Audits on Parenteral Nutrition, Ventilators

With high denial rates in Jurisdiction A, it is likely the audits will expand.

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