Cognitive Exercise Program Aids Dementia Rehabilitation
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (May 4, 2016)—SMART Brain Aging, a health care and technology company, is excited to announce the development of their cognitive exercise program, which is aimed to prevent dementia...
Bill Introduced in Senate to Improve Rural Hospital Reimbursement Rates
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 4, 2016)—U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Mark Warner, D-Va., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, introduced bipartisan, budget-neutral legislation last...
How the Latest BOC Decision Affects Your Business
OWINGS MILLS, MD (May 4, 2016)—The Board of Certification/Accreditation’s (BOC) Board of Directors recently approved a plan to sunset the acceptance of new applications for its orthotist (BOCO),...
Point of Rental Software Finalist in Cloud Awards
GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS (May 4, 2016)—Point of Rental Essentials, a web-based inventory tracking and rental management software, has been announced as a finalist in The Cloud Awards, a program that...
Harmar Premiers New Tagline and Fresh Brand Mindset
SARASOTA, FLA (May 3, 2016)—Harmar launches its new brand tagline, “Lifts for Life.” Harmar has evolved since adopting its most recent tagline of, “America’s Lift Leader” more than four years ago....
What the Latest Census Bureau Report Means for the HME Industry
ATLANTA (May 2, 2016)—The U.S. Census Bureau released a new report this year that backs what Medtrade presenters and exhibitors were saying at the 2015 show in Atlanta. Demographics favor the...
Comfort Medical Expands Services with Acquisition of Wheel:Life
CORAL SPRINGS, FLA, (May 2, 2016)—Comfort Medical, LLC today announced its acquisition of Wheel:Life, a popular digital media publication and social community for wheelchair users. With more than...
HomeCare Editors' Top 5: Week of May 2
The Dangers of Polypharmacy, and the Ever-Mounting Pile of Pills Geriatricians and researchers have warned for years about the potential hazards of polypharmacy, usually defined as taking five or...
New Stand-Assist Device Receives Recognition on Doctors Television Show
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 28, 2015)—The Doctors television show hosted the first “Funder Games” featuring five new innovations launching into the marketplace. URise Products CEO, Ken Paulus, presented...
Fact Sheet for Fiscal Year 2017 Skilled Nursing Medicare Payment Rates Released
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 28, 2016)—On April 21, CMS issued a proposed rule [CMS-1645-P] outlining proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Medicare payment rates and quality programs for skilled nursing...
AAHomecare Makes Strides for Competitive Bid Legislation
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 28, 2016)—With both the House and Senate in session and just over two months left before a second round of deep cuts for rural and non-bid areas is set to take effect,...
Memory Expert Named as Heartland 2016 Keynote Speaker
WATERLOO, Iowa (April 28, 2016)—In a presentation that truly aims to be unforgettable, Heartland Conference 2016 will feature a keynote presentation from world-renown memory expert Bob Gray. “...
Help Reform Medicare Audits with HME Audit Key Data for the First Quarter of 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 27, 2016)—While much of our outreach on public policy this year has focused on mitigating the impact of bidding-derived reimbursement rates for providers in rural and non-bid...
Bflow Solutions Webinar Offers Survival Tactics for Proactive DME Owners
LOS ANGELES (April 27, 2016)—Bflow Solutions, Inc. is hosting a webinar to help address shrinking reimbursements, the inability to participate freely in certain markets and manufacturer incursion...
Survive Reimbursement Challenges with This Mediware Webinar
LENEXA, Kan. (April 26, 2016)—Mediware Information Systems, Inc. is hosting a free webinar for attendees on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 1:00 Central, 2:00 EST, to outline how HME providers can grow...