News


New Numotion Website Shines a Spotlight on the Customer

Online resources target not only new and prospective CRT users, but aim to provide ongoing information.

Audit Key Survey Deadline Extended to Sept. 11 

Brightree Report is now available for the second quarter 2017 Audit Key data submissions.

Medicare Red Tape Relief Project Gathers Steam

Industry submits comments to the Ways and Means Committee regarding initiative to reduce Medicare regulations.

Industry Pushes for Manual CRT Bill Co-Sponsors

As lawmakers head back to Capitol Hill, providers are called on to help secure co-sponsors for House legislation.

Patient Access Survey Enjoys Heavy Response

While patients, stakeholders help push survey beyond its response goals, research effort is still open to more participants.

2017 Van Miller Homecare Champion Award Taking Nominations

Nominations for the award, which recognizes AAHomecare members who have demonstrated industry leadership, are due by Sept. 8.

VGM, HIPAAwise Partner for Online Compliance Program

VGM’s van Halem Group will work with maker of HIPAA software to offer HME providers a custom HIPAA-compliance program.

Second Quarter Audit Key Deadline Extended to Aug. 25

AAHomecare reminds providers that the survey doesn’t require individual claims data, but rather cumulative totals on specific audit metrics.



CRT Bill Poised to Launch in House

Draft language now available for legislation that will protect manual CRT accessories from competitive bidding.

HMEB New Product Awards Program Now Accepting Entries

Annual New Product of The Year competition is accepting entries for products released before July 15; winners to be announced in Fall.

HME Woman of the Year Entry Deadline Fast Approaching

Aug. 14. is the last day to submit nominations for competition recognizing women who have impacted the industry

Medforce, DME Data Solutions Partner up

Two HME technology companies offer providers an end-to-end business management solution.

Patient Access Survey Now Live

Providers, case managers, beneficiaries urged to share their experience of how competitive bidding has hurt access to HME.

AAHomecare Calls for Access, Audit Input

Association urges providers to submit data for 2nd quarter Audit Key survey, and to help lay groundwork for broad participation in patient access survey.

Providers Urged to Give August Lobbying Push a Boost

With potential legislation possibly on the horizon, HME advocates hope to set the stage with some concentrated lobbying during congressional recess.

Philips Cuts Ribbon on Pittsburgh ‘Innovation Center’

New office location expands company’s dual commitment to Western Pennsylvania and collaborating with universities and other healthcare innovators.

Drum Line Heralds New Day for Invacare

DME manufacturer enters August no longer under the injunction of its FDA consent decree, ending nearly five years of heavily restricted production and sales.

New Site Aims to Connect Clients with HME Providers

Homebecause.com lets providers list their businesses to help consumers and caregivers in their area find them.

Study Will Assess Patients’ HME Access

AAHomecare-commissioned effort will examine how bidding has impacted medical equipment access in bid and non-bid areas.

Mediware Acquires Bowman Systems

Purchase of social services software maker part of a Mediware initiate to expand its range of offerings.

10 Retail Best Practices for HME Providers

Enact a plan that gets customers through your store to buy products that meet their particular needs.

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