admin | April 4, 2015
BID PROTESTS FOR NATONAL RAC CURRENTLY “DISMISSED” Columbia, SC, April 9, 2015– In December of 2014, suppliers were alerted that the new national RAC contract for DMEPOS, Home Health and Hospice had been awarded to Connolly, LLC (currently serving as the...
admin | April 4, 2015
As Collette Weil's column in the April issue of HomeCare discusses, every brand should have a story. With each of your competitors selling the same products and utilizing the same tools, finding a way to stand out is increasingly important. Your brand...
admin | April 4, 2015
From the CMS blog, Dr. Patrick Conway discusses The Next Generation ACO Model: Building on the Success of the ACO Model By Patrick Conway, M.D., deputy administrator for innovation and quality and chief medical officer, Centers for Medicare &...
admin | March 3, 2015
2015 has already been quite a year, both here at HomeCare and for our industry in general. We can’t wait to hop a plane, head to Vegas, see all of our friends and revel in the increasingly positive momentum! We will bring you more detailed information...
admin | March 3, 2015
In today's new environment, accountable care organizations (ACOs) are becoming more prevalent, as health care providers in all facets struggle to maintain the quality of care dictated by the Affordable Care Act. In this coming series, we will explore ACOs...
admin | February 2, 2015
The following was released fro AA Homecare as an update to their interactions with OIG. WASHINGTON (Feb. 11, 2015)—Last Thursday, 11 AAHomecare staff members and industry stakeholders met with the HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to discuss their...
admin | February 2, 2015
With registration for user IDs and passwords opening Dec. 18, 2014, the DMEPOS Round 2 Recompete and national mail-order recompete is well underway. CMS's target deadlines for authorized and backup authorized officials have passed, and the bid window...
admin | January 1, 2015
Access Health, a new magazine-style health and wellness series, aired its second episode on Jan 14. Titled "Overcoming Inertia," the video discusses getting more comfortable with catheters, and features Dale Spencer, a spinal cord injured author/...
admin | January 1, 2015
The senior demographic is the largest in the U.S. and controls more that half of the country's wealth. Baby boomers have both the resources and the desire to stay in their homes as long as possible, in an attempt to gracefully transition into a new phase...
admin | November 11, 2014
The holidays present a variety of challenges for those with different dietary needs, and for patients requiring a feeding tube, the traditional fare is normally impossible to enjoy.This year, the folks at Real Food Blends decided to take on the Thanksgiving...