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
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
Many patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis will tell you they could quit their jobs and retire to Hawaii if they had a dime for every time they heard,
No Tears Here We in the industry do not cry crocodile tears over The Scooter Store's lamentations (Scooter Store Lays Off 200, February 2003). I am sure
Roscoe Medical/Chin Strap Sure-Fit features split-top design to ensure a no-slip fit for CPAP patients available with Velcro attachment or in a continuous
The new Medicare law signed by President Bush on Dec. 8, 2003, includes a number of reforms that affect Medicare beneficiaries and the home care providers
Invacare Acquires Infusion Therapy Distributor Elyria, Ohio Invacare has acquired the assets of ACS, a Deer Park, N.Y.-based division of Mediq PRN Life
You know things are changing when Barbie dumps Ken. After a romance that lasted 43 years, it seems Cali (California) Girl Barbie, hitting stores now with
In the movie The Graduate, main character Benjamin gets a bit of advice on the industry of the future If Benjamin were a home medical equipment provider
When Sandra and James Hoskin were leasing a small retail space in front of a Houston hotel in 1987, their landlord evicted them. He was selling the property