DeVilbiss Healthcare Wins Digital Health Award
PORT WASHINGTON, NY (June 24, 2016)—DeVilbiss Healthcare was selected as a winner in the 18th annual Digital Health Awards program for its innovative SmartLink App for the IntelliPAP 2 CPAP System....
CQRC Calls for Action on PADME Act Following July Recess
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2016)—The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC)—a coalition of the nation’s leading home oxygen therapy provider and manufacturing companies—today expressed...
AAHomecare Prepares Members for 2016 Competitive Bid Fee Schedule
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2016)—Just minutes after AAHomecare updated members about the status of rural relief legislation on Capitol Hill, they received CMS’s announcement of the release of the...
CMS Releases Competitive Bid Fee Schedule Amounts for July 1
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2016)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces the release of the July 2016 Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies...
Sit-In Delays Passage of PADME Act in House of Representatives
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2016)—As we reported to the AAHomecare membership Wednesday, we were successful in passing an amended version of S. 2736 through the Senate via unanimous consent on Tuesday...
CMS To Use Private Payer Rates for Lab Tests Starting in 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 23, 2016)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule implementing Section 216(a) of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA),...
Mediare CEO Named Entrepreneur of the Year
LENEXA, KAN (June 23, 2016)—EY today announced that the president and CEO of Mediware Information Systems, Inc., Kelly Mann, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Award in the Central Midwest...
PlayMaker CRM and Emerge Sales Announce Partnership
Huntington, New York (June 23, 2016)—Emerge Sales and PlayMaker CRM have announced a strategic partnership that will bring together industry-leading sales training and sales software for home medical...
Kaiser Permanente Study Reveals Connected CPAP Drives Compliance
DENVER (June 23, 2016)—Remote monitoring and automated coaching from ResMed significantly improve the use of continuous positive airway pressure therapy for patients with obstructive sleep apnea,...
Brightree Makes New Executive Appointments
ATLANTA (June 23, 2016)—Brightree, a leading provider of cloud-based software that improves clinical and business performance of post-acute care companies, today announced new executive appointments...
AAHomecare Applauds Passage of PADME Act in Senate
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 23, 2016)—Legislation to delay a new round of cuts to rural and non-bid area suppliers and provide additional fixes to the Medicare competitive bidding program for home medical...
PADME Act Passes Senate, CQRC Commends Senator Efforts
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2016)—The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC)—a coalition of the nation’s leading home oxygen therapy provider and manufacturing companies—today commended Senators...
Editors' Top 5, Week of June 20
Senate Panel Kills Program that Offers Help on Enrollment, Billing Issues A program that has helped seniors understand the many intricacies of Medicare as well as save them millions of dollars would...
New Web-Accessibility Regulations Could Affect Your Business
WATERLOO, IOWA (June 17, 2016)—If you own a brick and mortar business, you likely know and comply with the existing building standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Recent...
Don't Miss Early Registration for Medtrade 2016
ATLANTA (June 17, 2016)—Early registration for Medtrade, the Fall edition of the nation’s premiere HME trade show, opens on Monday, June 20. The show will once again be held in its familiar home at...