Bellingham, Wash. The customer isn't always right. At least that's the message Tim Johnson, president of Global-Med Specialty Medical Equipment, said
Baltimore In early November, Medicare announced $57 monthly and $80 quarterly dispensing fees for inhalation medications in 2005, erasing much uncertainty
CMS is planning a demonstration to test models of care management for high-cost Medicare beneficiaries. Hospitals, physician groups and integrated delivery
Baltimore CMS announced an interim wheelchair cushion fee schedule in October that initiated substantial reimbursement cuts for certain cushion codes.
The 2004 HomeCaring Awards were presented in October at Medtrade in Orlando, Fla. Front (l to r): Award recipients Ron Richard of ResMed, Bill Lewis,
The numbers are staggering. Statistics show that millions of Americans are affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) the fourth leading
Houston After letting go 400 employees in the past year, The Scooter Store announced last month it is moving out of Houston's Medicare power wheelchair
Washington CMS has released its much-anticipated 2005 DME fee schedule, which includes reimbursement cuts less than many industry observers had feared.
Baltimore CMS has awarded contracts to eight companies to perform second-level appeals of denied fee-for-service Medicare claims. Part of an overhaul
Que sera, sera,Whatever will be, will be.The future's not ours to see,Que sera, sera. If you are a baby boomer like me, chances are you've heard this
Minneapolis A new player in the sleep apnea market made its first trade show appearance at Medtrade in Orlando, Fla. At the show, AeioMed introduced a
If the wheelchair accessory code changes earlier this year weren't enough, CMS also introduced new wheelchair cushion codes that became effective in July.
Are you seeking a competitive advantage in your market? Of course you are. Well, here's one that won't cost you any money, but it might help you earn
Waterloo, Iowa At this year's Medtrade in Orlando, Fla., The VGM Group introduced Nationwide Respiratory, a division of the buying group tailored specifically
Despite any divisiveness we saw throughout the heated 2004 election season, millions of Americans polled agreed upon one thing that this would be an election
Longmont, Colo. Sunrise Medical has announced the acquisitions of Adaptive Equipment Systems (AES), RehabiliTech and Whitmyer Biomechanics, Inc. The three
Murrysville, Pa. The problem sleeper patient may be a dozing giant for HME. That's something Respironics is banking on as the sleep products manufacturer