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.

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.

Sunrise Medical Buys Switch-It

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

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.

Industry Scores an Audit Win

Association worked with CMS to change the automatic RAC audits on DME claims related to Part A SNF, hospital stays.

Stand Up for Homecare Recognizes Those Who ‘Give Back’

Paralympian discusses life after spinal chord injury at fundraiser befitting advocacy groups and patient-facing initiatives.

AAHomecare Sets Aggressive Legislative Agenda

Efforts include pushing binding bids over the top, advancing MPP, audit reform, separate CRT benefit, prior authorization, state licensure effort.

Providers Urged to Support CRT Sign-On Letter

Industry launches effort to get lawmakers to sign letter to CMS urging agency to not cut complex rehab reimbursement; deadline is noon, March 27.

Permobil Acquires ROHO

Wheelchair maker rounds out set of solutions with addition of support surface and positioning company.

AAHomecare Recruits Providers, Patients for COPD Study

Effort will study if beneficiary follow-up and education leads to better compliance and outcomes.


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