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ResMed Hires First-Ever CTO

Bobby Ghoshal joins the company after serving as COO of Brightree, will help company further establish itself in connected healthcare.

Industry Debates Merit of a Single Word

While H.R. 4229 language fails to make budget bill, lawmakers ‘encourage’ CMS to adopt rural relief IFR. The question is, what does that word actually mean?

CMS to Join Heartland Panel Discussion

Attendees to VGM event will be able to discuss regulations, reimbursements and audits with CMS representatives.

VGM Group, Total Respiratory and Rehab Donate Chair to 12-Year-Old

Custom-built track chair will help young wheelchair user get around his family’s home and farm in rural Dyersville, Iowa.

AAHomecare to Evaluate E-Prescribing Platforms

Association will work to promote adoption and acceptance of e-prescribing within the home medical equipment community.

3B Medical Acquires World's Smallest Oxygen Concentrator

Purchase of R&D company includes intellectual property and regulatory approvals for three-pound POC.

Bachenheimer to Launch Legislative Office for Brown & Fortunato

Longtime industry advocate takes on new position to open a DC-based government relations, legislative and regulatory office for industry law firm.

Still Time to Sign up for Stand Up for Homecare

The event offers an opportunity for providers to network and help fund efforts to raise public awareness of the industry's value.

Medtrade Spring Is Just around the Corner

Seating for workshops still available in limited numbers; registration still open for networking events.

VGM HOMELINK Toasts Silver Anniversary

For 25 years, the VGM division has helped connect commercial insurance and workers’ compensation programs to HME providers.



Alzheimer's Prevalence, Deaths See Significant Spike

The growth of condition drives total cost of care for sufferers to surpass $250 billion for the second year in a row.

Spending Bill: No H.R. 4229 Provisions Added

While the omnibus budget package didn't include the rural relief bill's legislative language, it does ask CMS to implement the IFR.

World's Adults Need Better Sleep Habits

Global report: Most adults think sleep is important, but don't feel guilty for not prioritizing it.

Push for HR 4229 Provisions in Omnibus Bill Intensifies

With March 23 deadline to keep the government funded looming, HME advocates push hard to get rural relief provisions integrated into appropriations bill.

VGM Launches New Respiratory Service

Initiative aims to support respiratory equipment providers via a variety of services and vendor relationships.

Texas Providers Fend off Medicare Cuts

Organizing and lobbying from state and national stakeholders reversed significant planned cuts from Superior HealthPlan.

56 Lawmakers Back Sign-on Letter

AAHomecare push to adopt H.R. 4229 language garners support from Representatives from across the country.

China Looks to Ramp up Device Manufacturing

Chinese government places a priority on increased domestic manufacturing, with medical devices being a key component of that growth.

SP Industries Taps Larkin to Replace Downs as CEO

As part of that post, the long-time medical device industry veteran will oversee the company's HME manufacturing division, Maddak.

AAHomecare Sets Sights on Appropriations Committees

With IFR potentially stalled at OMB, association president calls on industry to lobby House, Senate decision-makers to support key legislative language.

Two New Coaches Join Team@Work

Mona Sabah Earnest and Jonathan Walters hire on to help HME and CRT companies improve their leadership and organizational development.

GAMES, AAHomecare Stop Ga. Medicaid Cuts

Rapid response by associations stops Georgia DCH from basing Medicaid rates on the Medicare fee schedule.

Registration Open for Washington Legislative Conference

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

HCPCS Codes Impacted by CURES Medicaid Limits Updated

AAHomecare records 244 reimbursement codes now subject to Medicaid reimbursement limits per the CURES Act.

HME Legal Expert Passes Away

Civil liberties leader and healthcare law specialist Neil Caesar succumbs to complications related to long-term illness.

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