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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.

CMS Slates CURES Act Feedback Call

March 23 call give stakeholders an opportunity provide agency with feedback on impact of bid expansion.

NY Providers Reduce Incontinence Cuts

NEMEP, AAHomecare advocacy effort leads N.Y. Dept. of Health to limit its reimbursement cuts.

AAHomecare Asks HHS to Repeal Full Bid Expansion Rates

Letter from association asks HHS Secretary Tom Price to set rates for rural/non-bid areas at the 50-50, phase-in rates.

Washington Update: Maintain the Advocacy Push

Despite having an industry champion heading up HHS, AAHomecare emphasizes needs for providers to keep telling their stories.

Aging Homeowners Expanding Home Remodeling Market

Increasing home accessibility needs are helping push growth in the remodeling market.

National CRT Conference Slated for April 26-27

Event will see complex rehab stakeholders lobby lawmakers and staff to protect CRT and accessories.

Numotion Launches SoftWheel Demo Program

No obligation demo program lets manual wheelchair users try in-wheel suspension system.

Brightree, ADSI Enhance Sleep Diagnostics

Integration of ADSI with Brightree software is intended to streamline business processes and improve service turnaround time for patients.

Industry Heads for Medtrade Spring

This year's installment blends enhanced educational offerings and an expo housing nearly 200 exhibitors.

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