Though far from common, OIG subpoenas are increasingly appearing in DMEPOS locations
Providers be aware that insurers must follow certain statutes and regulations under ERISA
Dallas News of power wheelchair fraud returned to the Lone Star State in February when 11 Dallas-area residents, including DME dealers and a physician,
The home care industry is facing many challenges in 2004 due to enactment of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA).
Washington Medicare reimbursement for ipratropium bromide and albuterol continues to be at higher levels than that of other payers even after 2004 reimbursement
Louis Feuer has joined The VGM Group as educational adviser. Feuer will work with Sara Bauer, VGM director of education, to provide sales and marketing
OK. Among the many things home medical equipment providers were grateful for on Thanksgiving, Congress probably did not make the list. But come Monday
Atlanta HomeCare has announced that Miriam Lieber has joined its Editorial Advisory Board. Lieber, an operations management consultant and president of
The Medicare Reform Act, otherwise known as the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA), became effective Jan. 1, 2004. Although
One of the most famous commentaries on the pursuit of happiness came from a group of shaggy rock stars in 1969: You can't always get what you want, The
Washington In its $2.4 trillion budget for 2005, the Bush administration pegs the cost of the new Medicare reform law over the next decade at $534 billion.
Washington Debate surrounding the DMERC clarification on Medicare coverage for power wheelchairs heated up last month as industry stakeholders expressed
With the many Medicare changes (and when do we not have to deal with various legislative, regulatory and other policy changes?), every provider in our
The majority of my life is spent on airplanes visiting HME providers throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. As I fly from place
You work more but have little to show for it. You succeed in adding more patients, but it never seems enough. Do you try new things and most prove ineffective?
Seabridge/Walk-in Bath Classic designed to ease transfer in and out of the bath provides convenient access to the bath tap and hand-held shower anti-scald
The last few months have been trying times, filled with much confusion, with information changing daily, with regulations that we all have difficulty