Where do we go from here? Round 1 of competitive bidding is in place and we are facing Round 2. After what seems a lifetime of study, trial programs and launches by CMS, it is finally a reality that... Read more >
All involved in the home care industry are very familiar with CMS, OIG and the Stark law. We keep current with issues around ZPIC, RAC and DME MAC audits. We have heard horror stories of the... Read more >
In the summer of 1995, David Wagner faced a major injury and an uncertain future. An accident in the surf off the coast of Redondo Beach, Calif., left him a C-6 quadriplegic with a long road to rehab... Read more >
Last year's crop of da Vinci Awards winners — among them the Compas computerized prosthetic alignment system and a 42-acre, user-friendly recreational area in Michigan — as usual... Read more >
Medline Curad Orthopedic Softgoods Line new hospital-quality orthopedic soft goods line marketed under the Curad brand; includes products to help patients recovering from orthopedic surgeries,... Read more >
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Join DMEPOS consultant Andrea Stark on March 22 as she takes you inside the world of Medicare's latest weapons in its audit arsenal — RACs and ZPICs. If you want to know... Read more >
Whether it's baby boomers or the parents of baby boomers, more people than ever need the extra security offered by bath safety products. The demographics are no myth, and competing well requires a... Read more >
Pride Mobility Products Jazzy Select Elite adapted and enhanced to be a rental-ready product features include a solid, color-through shroud and a black high-back seat with removable, replaceable... Read more >
Competitive bidding took a big bite out of the profitability picture for hospital beds in the nine Round 1 bid areas — an average 36 percent drop from previous Medicare allowables, according to... Read more >
HomeCare Monday is now mailing from a new sending domain. We made this change to improve the email platform that delivers HomeCare Monday. To ensure you continue to receive this email newsletter,... Read more >
The home medical industry is struggling to crest a wave called competitive bidding that will sweep it into a sea change — and a new future. What does that future look like and, perhaps more... Read more >
Spinal Rehab Solutions SR 500 Lumbar Spinal-Air Decompression LSO Brace expandable, vertical, air cell mechanism is built into the brace and creates spinal decompression once users inflate it with... Read more >
Lately HomeCare has gotten a lot of comments from readers about selling or closing their companies. Here's one that's typical: "Honestly, the changes coming to home care have made me question the... Read more >
Carex Health Brands Trio Roller Walker three-wheeled walker suited for indoor use; weighs less than 10 lbs. oversized 8-in. wheels and locking brakes; folds flat for storage and transport comes with... Read more >
Marking the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Rep. Jim Langevin took the rostrum July 26 in the House of Representatives as the first member of Congress in a wheelchair to... Read more >