"I'm here mainly to find out what people in Round 1 are experiencing so we can gauge how to go forward in Round 2 … Depending on what the bid rate is [will determine] whether or not we're going... Read more >
As a kid, my son's favorite movie was one of the hokiest Japanese sci-fi monster flicks ever. I can't count the number of times that on family movie night, we made a big bowl of popcorn and watched... Read more >
The HME industry's effort to repeal competitive bidding got a critical boost last month with the introduction of H.R. 1041 by Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Jason Altmire, D-Pa. At a March 15 press... Read more >
More than 250 HME providers and other advocates called on members of Congress to cosponsor H.R. 1041 during the American Association for Homecare's Legislative Conference last month, and their... Read more >
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 >
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