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CMS Releases New Oxygen Claim Modifiers

After years of negotiating, AAHomecare convinces CMS to address need for new modifiers, which are to be used starting Aug. 1.

Deadline for House CRT Sign-on Letter Extended

Letter urges CMS to not include CRT when implementing Cures Act provisions that limit federal funds for DME covered by Medicaid.

Meuser Wins Primary

Former Pride Mobility executive wins Republican nomination, faces down Democrat Denny Wolf in November.

MAMES Hosts Record-Breaking Spring Convention

The Midwest Association for Medical Equipment and Supplies is fresh off a record-breaking conference and ratings smash.

Numotion Taps CareCredit

National CRT provider will work with healthcare credit company to expand financing options for its clients.

Compass Health to Distribute 3B’s Lumin

Compass will be the sole distributor for 3B Medical’s UV-based CPAP disinfector.

IFR Increases Rural Rates for 7 Months

Blended, 50/50 rate schedule for rural and limited non-bid areas resumes, running June 1 through Dec. 31.

Philips Acquires Sleep NightBalance

Buy lets Philips address positional obstructive sleep apnea and positional snoring.



Jurisdiction D Releases TPE Error Rates

Enteral Nutrition tops the list in data gleaned from Fourth Quarter 2017 Targeted Probe and Educate audits.

Golden Unveils Chat Support

Manufacturer will assist both providers and end users in real time through its web site.

PFQC Calls on Industry to Double Down on Advocacy

Consumer group urges providers to support AAHomecare’s May 23-34 Washington Legislative Conference.

Industry Preps for Washington Legislative Conference

In addition to facilitating meetings with key legislative staff, May 23-24 event includes key education speakers and keynote from CMS.

Bachenheimer to Serve as AAHomecare General Counsel

Once well-known industry advocate joins Brown & Fortunato on June 1 she will provide General Counsel support to industry association.

National CRT Conference Focuses on Protecting Access

Stakeholders from various corners of complex rehab attend the NCART-NRRTS event to learn more and lobby lawmakers.

VGM Fulfillment Unveils Compression Resupply Program

The service, which leverages sizable warehouse resources, helps providers tap into a sizable market opportunity

Advocates Keep Working to Contain CURES Medicaid Cuts

Various stakeholders continue coordinating with state Medicaid programs to ensure they maintain sustainable funding.

Industry Gears up for Washington Conference

AAHomecare’s May 23-24 legislative event gives HME stakeholders an opportunity to directly lobby lawmakers and staff on HME interests, issues.

VGM Releases Second ‘Playbook’ for Providers

Downloadable book offers content that helps providers approach a changing marketplace with an ‘entrepreneurial mindset.’

Home Oxygen Company Earns CPAP Audit Reprieve

Audit contractor Noridian tells provider it has closed its audit file thanks to it squeaky-clean performance in Round 1 of the Targeted Probe and Education Audit process

AAHomecare Urges Continued H.R. 4229 Advocacy

Bill remains an essential element in the strategy to obtain relief for rural providers and patients; association calls on providers to lobby lawmakers.

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