World's Adults Need Better Sleep Habits

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

VGM Launches New Respiratory Service

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

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.

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.

Industry Preps for Rural Relief Advocacy Effort

For the next 3 weeks, advocates and providers will work to convince lawmakers that they must get behind H.R. 4229’s provisions.

Whitehouse Budget Includes HME Proposals

Budget package proposes policy changes such as competitive bidding revisions and eliminating face-to-face requirements.

Grassley Presses OMB's Mulvaney on Rural Relief IFR

Iowa Senator wants to know what steps OMB director's office is taking to release rural relief IFR.

AAHomecare, ATS Brief Capitol Hill Staff on HME Access

Advocates, stakeholders meet with legislative staff on the negative impact of competitive bidding on patient access to needed equipment.

VGM Rolls Out Retail Workshops

VGM Retail Services slates Brick by Brick, a series of retail training sessions running throughout 2018.

Industry Prepares for Medtrade Spring

The March 27-29 event returns to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Industry Advocates to Brief Congressional Staff

AAHomecare, American Thoracic Society will meet with legislative staff on how competitive bidding has impacted patient access to needed equipment.

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