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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.

SCA Bowling Green’s Janet Stephens to Receive STEP Ahead Award

The Manufacturing Institute will present 130 STEP Ahead Awards in April for Women in Manufacturing.

Bestselling Author, Former Navy SEAL to Keynote VGM's Heartland

Conference will feature address Kevin Lacz, who will talk about taking risks to succeed in business.

AAHomecare Recommends Six Bidding Fixes to HHS

Letter of recommendations to HHS Secretary Price outlines six alterations to fix program’s fundamental problems.

VGM Letter to HHS’s Price Outlines Action Items

Organization’s formal letter to HHS Secretary identifies three regulatory priorities needed to protect beneficiaries’ access to HME.

Respiratory Industry Fights CPAP Bundling

Providers, AAHomecare, VGM, vendors, other stakeholders form unified front against CMS’s plan for bundled pricing for CPAPs and supplies.

University of Pittsburgh Honors CRT Industry Advocates

Greg Packer of U.S. Rehab was one of 12 medal recipients; had collaborated with University on mobility outcomes tool.

AAHomecare Urges Providers to Attend Upcoming Legislative Conference

May 24-25 Washington Legislative Conference will leverage prime opportunity to work with receptive Congress and HHS.

CMS Slates Second Prior Auth. Special ODF

Second Open Door Forum will take place on March 21 and provides forum for additional discussion on prior authorization for K0856 and K0861.

Verma Takes Helm of CMS

After Senate votes 55-43 to approve Seema Verma as CMS Administrator, she takes first joint action with HHS Secretary Price.

CMS Slates Prior Authorization Call

March 16 Open Door Forum will focus on prior authorization process for power wheelchairs.

CRT Legislation Reintroduced in Both Chambers

House and Senate bills aim to protect complex rehab accessories from bid pricing.

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