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OxyGo acquires LIFE Corporation

The purchase of the company, which specializes in emergency oxygen, marks a ‘logical next step’ in expanding OxyGo’s expertise

AAHomecare Ranks Medicare Reimbursement Priorities

Association outlines how HME industry can capitalize on an ‘unprecedented opportunity’ to obtain meaningful reimbursement adjustments.

Prochant Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification

The certification means that the company’s RCM system for HME providers and pharmacies meets a broad range of government regulations and industry standards for information security. 

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Industry Continues to Face Supply-Side Frustrations

Narrowed supply chains are still bottlenecking product availability for providers as well as pushing prices higher. How is the industry responding?

Zyter Launches ZyterHome Assist RPM Solution

System helps providers and physicians connect with various devices to monitor and manage at-home patient health conditions.

AAHomecare Considering Breast Pump Policy Coalition

Association is hosting exploratory call on May 27 to examine breast pump policies, legislation and regulations. Any interested HME stakeholders are invited to attend.

Medtrade West Registration Discounts Still Available

While the SmartSaver rates are no longer available, substantially discounted Early Rates for expo passes and conference passes are still available until May 15.

Registration Open for International Seating Symposium

The 37th annual ISS will run Oct. 28-30 at Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center, with pre-conference workshops slated for Oct. 26-27.

VGM Heartland Registration Now Open

Special Early Bird pricing is available until July 15 for the 20th anniversary edition of the event, which will be held in person September 13-15 in Waterloo, Iowa.

National Ramp Sponsors United Spinal Association

Access ramp company’s premier sponsorship includes support for associations June Roll on Capitol Hill advocacy event.



Motion Acquires A-1 Wheelchairs Unlimited

The addition of the British Columbia provider’s business brings Motion’s nationwide footprint to 42 locations in Canada.

Brightree Patient Collections named Best New Healthcare Payment Tech

The fifth annual MedTech Breakthrough Awards program recognized the system, which is designed to address common challenges in HME patient collections.

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HME’s Bottom Line Success

AAHomecare advocacy efforts have resulted in policy and regulatory wins that have driven more than $2 billion back to HME providers’ budgets. How does the association plan to build on those wins?

NuvoAir Unveils NuvoAir Cough

Mobile app that records coughs to help identify exacerbations and other disease activity in respiratory conditions such as asthma and COPD.

Medtrade East Presentation Deadline Arrives

Prospective speakers must submit their 60- or 90-minute presentations on Friday, April 30 in order to have them consider for the upcoming October event.

QS/1 Integrates with Google’s Pointy

DME pharmacies and community pharmacies using QS/1 Pharmacy Management can now reach more local shoppers by showing them their inventory online thanks to the integration.

HHS Extends COVID-19 PHE

The public health emergency, as well as the regulatory relaxations associated with it, will continue for another 90 days.

Fla., Okla., N.Y. Associations Seek Support on Legislation

The legislative efforts seek to protect state reimbursement rates and patient access for HME by blocking moves to privatize state Medicaid programs.

Study Offers More Data on COVID’s Sleep Impact

Even as the nation’s vaccination rate climbs and more Americans come out of lockdown, COVID-19’s impact on sleep continues to be felt.

AAHomecare Partners with PR Firm to Highlight HME’s Value

PR firm will work with association to generate news coverage and opinion articles conveying the industry’s value on a national and state level.

Medicare Sequestration Bill Now Law

The moratorium on the 2% Medicare sequestration reimbursement cut now lasts until Dec. 31.

Medtrade Wests Adds ‘Welcome to Phoenix Preview Night’

The event will let attendees socialize at various bars set up on the show floor and stroll the show floor to get a head start on the expo portion of the annual HME event.

Home Care Delivered Receives Majority Equity Investment

Citing the overall trend toward healthcare in the home, private equity investors BPOC back provider’s plans for continued growth.

Numotion Expands Staff Expertise in Southern Missouri

Three employees bring more than 25 years’ experience to the region and are part of an ongoing expansion by the national CRT provider.

Brightree Expands Relationship with RelayHealth

The new relationship and integration should make it easier for DME/HME pharmacies to access various programs from ReayHealth’s national network.

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