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Effective this year, Section 3025 of the Affordable Care Act penalizes hospitals for COPD readmissions. During the next three years, hospitals will be charged a 3 percent penalty on all Medicare...
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CMS's proposed timeline will leave unprepared providers scrambling to catch up
The mere mention of either word brings up feelings of dread and frustration, mixed with the promise of great rewards. Don't ask what made me think about
Baltimore The wheels may be starting to turn toward competitive bidding. At a Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum in late March, CMS announced
Apria Acquires Housecall Business Apria Healthcare, Lake Forest, Calif., has acquired Knoxville, Tenn.-based Housecall Medical Resources' respiratory
Turbo Wheelchair/Manual Wheelchair Merlexi Craft employs a high-strength plastic construction features molded, foldable seats and removable, adjustable
Room with a View [Regarding the Dallas power wheelchair scheme (Texas D Vu, March 2004)], it turns out I actually sold a case of bedpans to one of the
The quintessential Washington wisdom this year is that of all election years it will not be an active legislative season. So the HME industry must use
Washington A U.S. Representative plans to introduce legislation that would repeal 2005 reimbursement cuts for some DME products and oxygen. The Medicare
You can't keep a good market down. Take the power wheelchair market, for example. It has endured a DMERC policy clarification that stalled thousands of
Washington The National Coalition for Assistive and Rehab Technology (NCART), a coalition formed in February to address issues specific to the rehab industry,
Tallahasee, Fla. For the third time in three years, competitive bidding for Florida Medicaid DME business is back in play. The current proposal, stated
Invacare Corp./Home Care Bed IVC features universal bed end, head-spring and foot-spring bed components are interchangeable with the company's existing
DME suppliers face an era of increasing scrutiny from the government. As Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements drop and the government commences various
Remember the saying look to your left, look to your right, one of you Today, that sentence can be finished with will be in a competitive bidding area