CMS Announces Payment Reductions for Home Health in 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29, 2016)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday proposed changes to the Medicare home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) for calendar...
VGM Retail Science Roadshow Coming to Medtrade 2016
ATLANTA (June 29, 2016)—The 2016 VGM Retail Science Roadshow rolls on with stops in Louisville, Kentucky (July 19) and Dallas, Texas (September 13)—with the final eight-hour show set for Medtrade in...
CMS Proposed Rules Affect Renal Patients, Competitive Bidding
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29, 2016)—On June 24, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would update payment policies and rates under the End-Stage Renal...
Sold Out REHACARE International Set to Impress
CHICAGO, ILL (June 28, 2016)—The international rehabilitation and care sector will meet again this year at REHACARE International 2016, Trade Fair with Congress & Forums, held from September 28–...
Domtar Acquires Butterfly Health
RALEIGH, NC (June 27, 2016)—Every day, Domtar improves the quality of peoples’ lives by providing dignity and choice through its personal care products. In line with its strategy and core...
Golden Technologies Wins Telly Award for DayDreamer Commercial
OLD FORGE, PA (June 27, 2016)—Golden Technologies is proud to announce that they have been named as a bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for their video piece titled “DayDreamer Yoga.”...
Editors' Top 5, Week of June 27
Leaving the Pediatrician? Not at 26. The age at which patients leave the pediatric nest varies, depending on whether their doctors are trained to treat adolescents and young adult patients. (Jane...
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...