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AAHomecare Unveils ‘The Value of HME’

Created by the association’s Payer Relations Council, the new brochure aims to help providers show payers how they deliver value to patients while reducing costs.

ADMEA Slates 2023 Annual Meeting

Alabama association will hold its 48th annual meeting meeting Jan. 10-11, 2023, at the Embassy Suites in Hoover, Ala.

Ind. Providers Secure ARPA Fund Eligibility

Industry advocates work to ensure that Indiana HME providers qualify for ARPA relief funds equaling 8.1% of their qualified Medicaid billing.

Medtrade East Metrics: Bigger Show, More People

After wrapping its final show in Atlanta, Medtrade East ran the numbers and found it saw sizable gains in square footage and attendees. The show is now prepping for its 2023 event in Dallas.

RRI Releases Showroom Display for Boost Oxygen

The easy-to-assemble display helps providers showcase Responsive Respiratory’s supplemental oxygen product line.

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AAHomecare Update: Challenges, Priorities and Strategy

The update from the national HME association’s panel of experts itemizes central agenda items for the industry when it comes to legislation, regulatory affairs and payer relations.

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Jim Walsh Honored as 2022 Van Miller Homecare Champion

The American Association for Homecare’s Tom Ryan recognized the VGM Group Chairman at Tuesday’s AAHomecare Update, and offered additional words at the Stand Up for Homecare benefit.

HHS Extends Covid-19 PHE Into 2023

The public health emergency’s reimbursement and regulatory policies impacting HME providers will continue until Jan. 11. The question is, will it last beyond that?

HME Business Unveils 2022 New Product Award Winners

Judged by a panel of HME providers, the ninth annual installment of the saw a wide variety of entries, with winners in 20 categories.

Industry Gears Up for Medtrade East

HME providers, vendors and experts pack their bags for the conference and expo event, which runs Oct. 24-26 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.



Virtis Health Opens Infusion Center in Atlanta

The ambulatory infusion center will offer therapy management services and treatments for patients with inflammatory conditions, autoimmune disorders and rare and ultra-rare diseases.

MAMES Wraps Forward Together! Conference

Attendees give high marks to educational conference and vendor exhibit event ran Oct. 5-7 at the Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Welch, Minn.

Industry Preps for H.R. 6641 Advocacy Push

AAHomecare aims to leverage a resurgence in grassroots lobbying to drive support for the DMEPOS Relief Act in hopes of attaching its provisions to an omnibus spending bill.

Encore to Host 13th Annual Smoky Mountain Symposium

CEU event serving respiratory, sleep and nursing professionals will run Nov. 2-4 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Transcend Intros Baseball-Sized CPAP Device

The small, lightweight Transcend Micro delivers OSA therapy while weighing under a half pound and measuring less than four inches across.

AAHomecare Publishes Payer Engagement Resources

A new addition to the association’s web site aims to help HME providers educate payers on increased operational costs during their 2023 contract negotiations.

SpinLife Gears up to Open its First Physical Location

Numotion’s direct-to-consumer DME retailer will soon cut the ribbon on its first Retail Location in New Castle, Del.

VGM Canada Names Innaugural Canadian HME Woman of the Year Finalists

Michelle Harvey, Allison Seiderer and Cindy Wickens were selected as the award’s first-ever finalists for their impact on their communities, companies and the industry.

Essentially Women Opens Focus 2023 Registration

EW’s Focus Conference 2023 will run Feb. 4-6, 2023, at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla.

Telehealth and Homecare Will Aid the Adoption of Wearables

A new survey of electronic device design professionals shows that trends such as remote patient monitoring will help drive the adoption of wearable health devices, but other factors will also influence their use and design.

TCT Unveils New DME Retailer Certification

Accrediting organization The Compliance Team releases a certification program to help retail HMEs demonstrate they offer care and service that patients can trust.

Healthcare, Tech Veterans Join DMEscripts’ Leadership

John Brady and Frank Schools join as CEO and CFO, respectively, to help spread the adoption of the industry-owned e-prescribing platform.

Power Seat Elevation and Standing Sign-on Letter Hits Senate

The letter to CMS thanks the agency for moving power seat elevation forward, asks for timeline and asks for public comments on power standing.

RedSail Launches New Pharmacy Software at Customer Site

RedSail Technologies has rolled out its Axys by Integra long-term pharmacy system, starting with an installation at Guardian Pharmacy in Indianapolis.

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Graham-Field Doubles Down on U.S.-based Manufacturing

DME manufacturer invests millions in a laser tube cutting system for its Wisconsin fabrication facility.

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