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Visiomed Poised to Enter North American Market

French maker of diabetic and other equipment registers range of connected medical devices with the FDA.

Medicare Moves to Limit Lymphedema Compression Coverage

Providers urged to call on Congress members to convince CMS to reverse policy that will limiti funding of lymphedema pumps, which goes into effect Dec. 1.

Providers Urged to Help Drive CRT Legislation

House and Senate bills to protect CRT accessories from competitive bidding need more co-sponsors.

N.D. Lawmaker Helps Back Bid Expansion Reform

Sen. Heitkamp joins Sen. Thune as original co-sponsor of nascent legislation that would fix many of the flaws in CMS’s national expansion of competitive bidding.

Philips Unveils Site Timed for World COPD Day

As Nov. 18 event approaches, new Philips Respironics site offers various resources for COPD patients and caregivers.

Sunrise Medical Unveils New Site

New website emphasizes helping users, providers, clinicians find the resources and information they need quickly.

NCART: More CRT Bill Co-Sponsors Needed

Association says House, Senate champions need providers to convince more lawmakers to back H.R. 3229, S. 2196.

House Letter Asks for Rural Provider Relief

Lawmakers have until Nov. 16 to sign Rep. Tipton’s letter to Ways and Means leaders that calls attention to consequences of bid expansion.



Mediware Moves to Dispel Rumors

Company tells users ‘Don't Believe the Rumors’ in newsletter about its offerings.

CareFusion, ResMed Forge Distribution Deal

Deal gives ResMed exclusive distribution of CareFusion’s AirLife oxygen therapy products.

AAHomecare: ‘This Bill Is Coming’

Association details efforts behind evolving legislation that would fix CMS’s competitive bidding expansion at Medtrade Washington Update.

AAHomecare Honors Industry Advocates

Association recognizes Tarts of Family Medical Supply as 2015 Homecare Champions at Stand Up for Homecare.

Epic Health Services Acquires Medco

Provider of pediatric health services picks up Houston-based provider of broad range of home medical supplies, services.

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.

Industry Praises VGM’s Miller

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

Providers Prepare for Medtrade

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

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.

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.

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