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 President Bush says he will nominate Mark McClellan as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. If confirmed, McClellan
Washington The General Accounting Office, at the request of several congressional Democrats, has decided to investigate whether the Bush administration
WHI to Provide Home Care Services for United HealthCare Deerfield, Ill. In February, Walgreens Health Initiatives, through Walgreens Home Care Inc., began
There are several essential steps for home care businesses to take in order to get ready for working under provisions of the Medicare Prescription Drug,
While the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA) dictates that the Secretary of Health and Human Services develop quality
The number of people diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea continues to rise, making this a lucrative, yet challenging, opportunity for the home medical
Just as with regulatory compliance, one of the keys to addressing the new Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA) successfully
In the spring, the HME industry's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of Vegas, baby! Medtrade Spring 2004 gets under way March 16-18, with a host of products
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