Beyond HME Announces S3 Resupply Partnership

Latest partnership follows a January agreement with ACU-Serve.

AAHomecare Shares Comments on Seat Elevation NCD

The association advocated for various coverage provisos in its comments urging CMS to finalize its proposed NCD to fund power seat elevation for Medicare beneficiaries.

AAHomecare Surveying Market Impact on Disposable Supplies

Providers are urged to respond to new AAHomecare surveys on enteral nutrition, wound care, ostomy and urological supplies. Responses are due by April 14.

Allied Healthcare Launches ‘Strategic Transformation’

The respiratory and home health product manufacturer’s new performance initiative includes restarting operations under new leadership.

8 in 10 Adults Show Signs of Disrupted Sleep

Despite large percentages of survey respondents across different demographics reporting various symptoms, one-third have not sought testing for obstructive sleep apnea.

AAHomecare Asks CMS for Post-PHE Guidance

Association met with officials to ensure that patients impacted by the Covid-19 PHE waivers will continue to have access to their DME items after the emergency is lifted. 

Organizations Urge HHS, CMS to Protect Respiratory Access

AAHomecare and VGM join several respiratory organizations in calling on HHS Secretary Becerra to protect respiratory patients who benefitted from Covid-19 PHE policy relaxations.

NHIA Gears up for 2023 Conference

The home infusion conference and expo event is scheduled for March 25-29 in National Harbor, Md., near Washington, D.C.

Homecare Champion Nominees Named

The four nominees are Zach Gantt, Kam Yuricich, Rose Schafhauser and Lynette Morris, with the final winner to be named on March 29.

OPGA, Ossur Name Grant Recipients

Kaleigh Neely and Abbey Senczyszyn, CPO, will receive funding to help them attend and participate in the AOPA Policy Forum and the Challenged Athletes Foundation Triathlon Challenge.

DME MACs Finalize Expanded CGM Coverage

An LCD update and policy article make the expanded coverage for continuous glucose monitors effective before the end of the Covid-19 PHE.

Space Still Available for Medtrade Workshops

Attendees still have time to sign up for the Certified Durable Medical Equipment Specialist, the Team@Work Sales Bootcamp, and the Retail Fundamentals Workshop.

Sunset Joins VGM and Associates

Sunset will offer VGM members flexible shipping options to help them tap into the HME manufacturer and distributor’s broad product catalog. 

Partnership Aims to Expand Breast Pump Access

SimpliFed and Byram Healthcare have entered an agreement to provide breastfeeding support and help new and expecting parents get breast pumps and related supplies.

Push is on for Seat Elevation Comments

Mobility stakeholders have until March 17 to comment on a proposed NCD that would expand coverage for power seat elevation to Medicare beneficiaries for the first time.

AAHomecare Working with Policymakers on e-Prescription

The association is measuring lawmakers’ and regulators’ interest in e-prescription and plans to discuss the topic on an upcoming call with CMS.

VGM Opens Registration for Heartland 2023

Special Early Bird pricing for the June 12-14 conference is available to attendees that register prior to April 14.

Registration Open for MAMES 2023: Thriving Together

Early bird rates are now available for the conference and display hall event, which will run April 26-28 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Somnoware Partners with Cerebra Medical

The partnership will enable automated sleep study scoring within the Somnoware to more quickly diagnose and treat sleep patients.

CMS Proposes Power Seat Elevation Coverage

Proposed NCD would expand coverage for power seat elevation on certain power wheelchairs to Medicare beneficiaries for the first time.

Repair Authority Acquires Pitcock Biomedical

Purchase of Tennessee HME repair company expands Repair Authority’s oxygen and sleep repair services into the Southeast.

MatrixCare Earns two Best in KLAS Awards

MatrixCare’s Home Health EHR solution won for the Home Health-Independent-Large category and Home Health-Independent-Small categories.

False Healthcare Claims Settlements Hit $1.7 Billion in 2022

The DOJ reports that 2022’s False Claims Acts settlements included claims for DME, drugs, home health, managed care, hospitals and physicians.

Numotion Agrees to a $7 Million Medicaid Settlement

The settlement involved claims that hinged on a set of Medicaid billing regulations that the company believed it had interpreted correctly.

Two Doctors Convicted in $31 Million DME Scheme

Those involved acquired patient referrals and signed doctors’ orders by paying kickbacks to marketers who used overseas call centers to solicit Medicare beneficiaries for unneeded DME.

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