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Next ICD-10 Acknowledgement Testing Week Begins March 2

To help you prepare for the transition to ICD-10, CMS offers acknowledgement testing for current direct submitters...

Medicare Part D's Most Popular Plans Face Final Hurdle

WASHINGTON (Feb. 18, 2015)—The year-long saga over controversial Medicare Part D regulations is expected...

February 23 is DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Covered Document Review Date

WASHINGTON (Feb. 19, 2015)—Suppliers bidding in the Round 2 Recompete and/or the national mail-order...

HomeCare Editor's Top 5

Each week, we scour the top health headlines to bring you the stories you may have missed.   CMS Revives...

North America Sleep Apnea Devices Market is Expected to Reach $13.5 Billion by 2019

FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 18, 201)—The sleep apnea devices market is marked by a high degree of competition....

OIG Report: CMS Made Payments to Providers After Referring Debts for Collection

WASHINGTON (Feb. 13, 2015)—CMS made Medicare and Medicaid payments associated with 23 of 82 individual...

One-Day Workshops at MedTrade Spring Offer Specialty Topics

LAS VEGAS - For those who are hesitant about spending six hours in a classroom on Monday, March 30, at Medtrade...

BOC Earns Reaccreditation of BOCPD Certification Program

OWINGS MILLS, Maryland (Feb. 11, 2015)—The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) recently earned NCCA...

HomeCare Editors' Top 5

Our new weekly effort seeks to bring you five industry stories from major news outlets that have an impact...

Applied Home Healthcare Releases OxyGo Portable Oxygen Concentrator

Westlake, OH (Feb. 12, 2015)—Applied Home Healthcare Equipment LLC announced the introduction of the...

Medtrade Spring is Seeking Entrants for Innovative HME Retail Product Awards

LAS VEGAS (Feb. 12, 2015) —The biannual Innovative HME Retail Product Awards, sponsored by HomeCare Magazine,...

JAMA Editorial Examines Medicare's Approach to Penalties for Quality Levels

CHICAGO (Feb. 11, 2015)—A new editorial published in JAMA by Northwestern Medicine experts strongly questions...

NAACOS Proposes Substantial Changes to the Medicare ACO Program

WASHINGTON (Feb. 6, 2015)—The National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) has formulated comments in response...

TeamDME! Receives 100 Percent Approval for ICD-10 Test Claims

NASHVILLE (Feb 6, 2015)—TeamDME! announced today that Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Service (CMS) has...

CMS to Make Changes to EHR Incentive Program

WASHINGTON (Feb. 5, 2015)—CMS announced the intention to engage in rulemaking this spring to help ensure...

The Top 5 - ACA and Medicare

With the release of President Obama's FY2016 budget and the Supreme Court gearing up for the Affordable...

Computers Unlimited Announces TIMS HME Software Enhanced Integration with CollectPlus

Billings, MT, February 4, 2015 – With the latest release of TIMS, Computers Unlimited announces enhanced...

AAHomecare Members Meet with OIG on Access Issues

WASHINGTON (Feb. 5, 2015)—In early January, the HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced that...

Mediware Releases CareTend Software Platform

LENEXA, Kan. (Feb. 5, 2015)—Mediware Information Systems Inc. announces the release of its latest software...

RemZzzs Partners with NFL's Carl Eller in New Campaign

PHOENIX (Feb. 3, 2015)—Robert Rutan, CEO and developer of RemZzzs CPAP mask liner, announced a new campaign,...

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