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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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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
To remain profitable in the new Medicare era with closer scrutiny of K0011 claims, slowed payment of non-HIPAA-compliant claims (which CMS says soon it
Washington This year, HME industry advocates and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have volleyed back and forth in a K0011 coverage
Houston On April 1, Houston psychiatrist Lewis Gottlieb was convicted for his involvement in a multi-million-dollar power wheelchair billing scheme uncovered
Houston A group of Texas businesses and disability advocates have formed the Greater Texas Rehab Provider's Council (TXRPC). Spurred by potential budget
I hope that you have read the February and March 2004 issues of HomeCare magazine very carefully. Among a series of articles advising providers on doing
For a young DME company based in Stockbridge, Ga., location and careful demographic profiling have been the foundation for rapid growth. New housing developments