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Dobson Study an Important Lobbying Tool

Study of Medicare's negative impact on beneficiaries should play a key role in current industry lobbying efforts.

CMS Release First CURES-Related Medicaid Update

A State Operational Technical Advisory call discussed tool for comparing Medicare and Medicaid rates and explained reporting process.

Dec. 15 Last Day for Substantial Medtrade Spring Discount

Friday is the last day to take advantage of especially low registration rate for the 2018 edition of the spring conference and expo.

Calif. Provider Meets with Rep. Denham and CMS’s VERMA

Home Oxygen Company discusses industry challenges with lawmaker and CMS administrator.

Rehab Medical Revamps Its Website

Site redesign aims to help patients through insurance process as it relates to complex rehab.

Kids Mobility Network Surpasses $5 Million

Program has contributed both durable medical equipment and fitting and care from licensed professionals.

50 Cystic Fibrosis Patients to Receive Free AffloVests

High frequency chest wall oscillation devices will be distributed this month to help aid airway clearance.

Advocates Move to Reinforce Legislative Relationships

AAHomecare, state associations, VGM, MED work to identify a primary and secondary contact for every member lawmaker.



Quantum’s Design Forums Seek Better Clinical Outcomes

Forums assembled various clinicians from across the nation to share ideas and discuss how to improve mobility technology.

CMS Revs Up CURES-Mandated Medicaid Revisions

CMS will send letters to state Medicaid Directors, host a special call, and is creating reporting structure to ensure compliance.

Clock is Ticking to Recruit HR 4229 Co-Sponsors

Providers have until Dec. 14 to garner more co-sponsors for the Protecting HOME Access Act, which provides relief for providers in non-bid areas, and addresses the “oxygen double dip.”

Azar Nominated as Secretary of HHS

AAHomecare welcomes news, with Ryan saying he hopes Azar will focus on competitive bidding’s ‘flawed regulatory design.’

Global Wheelchair Market to Reach $6.1 Billion by 2022

The biggest growth will happen here in the States, with a growing elderly population and increased spinal cord injuries driving the growth.

Philips Launches Campaign to Build COPD Awareness

Respiratory equipment maker partners with COPD athlete to develop videos that show how patients can continue living life to the fullest.

H.R. 4229 Push Continues

AAHomcare calls for “all in” advocacy effort to drive home rural relief, O2 double-dip fix.

2017 “Get Out & Enjoy Life” Winners Announced

Fourth annual photo contest encourages people with disabilities to share their active lifestyles through photography.

MAMES Home Mods Committee Goes National

HMAC aims to create a unified advocacy and educational platform for home access modification businesses.

Standup for Homecare Honors Sheehan

Rooftop fundraiser held during Medtrade honored Sheehan for his industry leadership and advocacy.

Call for Speakers Opens for VGM Heartland

Speaker proposals for the 2018 edition of the annual industry event are due Nov. 22.

Rural Relief, ‘Double Dip’ Fix Bill Hits the House

H.R. 4229 would provide relief to non-bid area providers, as well as reform oxygen double dip expected to hit House this week.

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