Competitive Bid Pricing Affects TRICARE Rates and Veterans' Access
WASHINGTON, D.C (August 26, 2016)—Home medical equipment providers who serve our nation’s military personnel are being hit with shocking new Medicare reimbursement cuts thanks to the Centers for...
Don't Miss Your Chance to Enter the 2016 Innovative HME Retail Product Awards
ATLANTA (August 26, 2016)—The biannual Innovative HME Retail Product Awards, sponsored by HomeCare, are back and looking for HME products that are particularly suited for caretailing. The coveted...
Learn How to Enter the Bidding Arena with Mediware Webinar
LENEXA, Kan. (August 25, 2016)—Mediware Information Systems, Inc., is hosting a free webinar for attendees August 31 at 1 p.m. CST, 2 p.m. EST to discuss how providers can use tactical...
Bestbath Unveils New Barrier Coat for Tubs and Showers
BOISE, Idaho (August 25, 2016)—Bestbath, a manufacturer of universal design showers and tubs, announced the use of a new barrier coat on its products providing a durable and longer lasting shower...
GF Health Products, Inc., Launches New Floor Lift
ATLANTA (August 25, 2016)—GF Health Products, Inc., (“Graham-Field”) introduced the Lumex Pro Battery-Powered Floor Lift. Lumex floor lifts, designed to provide safer and more stable transfer of...
Contour Products Launching 5 New Products at Medtrade 2016
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (August 25, 2016)—Contour Products rings in more than 15 years exhibiting at Medtrade with the launch of five new products at the show in Atlanta this year. The new products...
Wheelchair Lift Manufacturer Partners with Wheelchairs 4 Kids
SARASOTA, Fla. (August 25, 2016)—On September 1, Harmar, a manufacturer of wheelchair lifts and stair lifts, will kick off their partnership with Wheelchairs 4 Kids by donating a wheelchair lift to...
AAHomecare Comments on CMS Competitive Bidding Rule
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 24, 2016)—Yesterday, AAHomecare submitted comments on CMS-1651-P, a rule from CMS that proposes to make some adjustments to the Competitive Bidding Program. CMS proposed to...
CMS Provides Second Release of Medicare Part D Prescriber Data
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 23, 2016)—Continuing the commitment to greater data transparency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) released last week privacy-protected data on the...
HomeCare Editors' Top 5: Week of August 22
Hearing Loss Can Creep Up on You Stealthily, With Disturbing Repercussions An estimated 25 percent of Americans between ages 60 and 69 have some degree of hearing loss, according to the President’s...
New Software Enables Efficient Management of Warfarin
MIDDLETOWN, N.J., (August 18, 2016)—ClotMD is the latest cloud-based application and mobile solution from BBMK Technologies, a health care technology company. The software-as-a-service (SaaS) based...
FirstLight Home Care Makes Inc. 5000 List for Second Time
CINCINNATI (August 18, 2016)—FirstLight Home Care, a national provider of nonmedical homecare, has recently received acknowledgement as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies for 2016....
myAir Program Now Available on App Store
SAN DIEGO (August 18, 2016)—myAir, ResMed’s program for CPAP users to track their own sleep apnea treatment, is now available in the United States as an iOS app in the Apple App Store. Roughly 900...
Nominate a Homecare Champion Today
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 18, 2016)—Do you know a champion for the HME profession? The AAHomecare is now accepting nominations for an AAHomecare member who has made an exceptional contribution to the...
AAHomecare Meets with Anthem and AIM Sleep Management
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 18, 2016)—Laura Williard, AAHomecare’s senior director of payer relations, met with representatives of Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield and the AIM Sleep Management program to...