AAHomecare Says OIG Report Raises More Questions About Competitive Bidding
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 26, 2016)—The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Health & Human Services today released a report that raises more concerns about the Centers for...
National Groups Send Letters to Congressional Leaders Urging Passage of PADME Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 26, 2016)—A group of national and state associations sent a letter to Congressional leaders today urging passage of the Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016 (...
OIG Reports Some Suppliers in Round 2 Recompete Did Not Have Appropriate Licenses
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 26, 2016)—Some contract supplies in Round 2 of the Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding Program had not met all of the competitive bidding licensure requirements....
3B Medical Announces Software Integration with Somnoware
WINTER HAVEN, FLA (May 25, 2016)—3B Medical, Inc. is proud to announce an advanced software integration project that will allow Somnoware to pull data from 3B Medical's iCodeConnect cloud based...
Director of Pediatric Home Service Retires as Minnesota Homecare Professional of the Year
ST. PAUL, MINN (May 26, 2016)—Pediatric Home Service (PHS) former managing director of Home Care Nursing, Sandi Maguire, BS-SOWK, RRT-NPS, LRT, has been honored as Minnesota’s Home Care Professional...
SunTech Medical Launches Mobile-Friendly Website
MORRISVILLE, NC (May 26, 2016)—SunTech Medical has launched a new website at suntechmed.com. The site offers customers streamlined access to information on the SunTech Medical lines of non-invasive...
AAHomecare, VGM Group Inc. Unite for Consumer Advocacy
 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2016)—Unifying the voices of consumer advocates nationwide, the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) and VGM Group Inc. today announced merger plans for...
AAHomecare Responds to CMS's Competitive Bidding Data
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2016)—CMS’s recently published statement on Medicare assignment rate information is grossly inadequate for evaluating the impact of the first round of deep competitive-...
Sunrise Medical Introduces Folding Option to Popular Pediatric Wheelchair
FRESNO, CALIF. (May 24, 2016)—Today, Sunrise Medical announced the Zippie IRIS (Intelligent-Rotation-in-Space) wheelchair is now available with a folding option providing compact portability. With...
DME MACs Issue Clarification on Written Order Prior to Delivery
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2016)—All four DME MACs recently issued clarification on WOPD requirements as defined in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). AAHomecare has had several meetings with CMS...
Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare Industry Group Analyzes Post-Acute Sector
New York, N.Y. (May 19, 2016)—The post-acute care sector must evolve to survive an onslaught of disruption coming in the next ten years, according to a new analysis by Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare...
Brownmed Acquires Joslin Orthopedic Gear
BOSTON (May 24, 2016)—Brownmed, a leading manufacturer of products aimed at improving the quality of life for patients, announced today that it has acquired Joslin Orthopedic Gear and its line of...
Home Health Start Up Focusing on Senior Care in New Jersey
UNION, NJ (May 23, 2016)—Care Assist, LLC, a home health care provider based in Union, New Jersey, opened its doors last month to assist seniors and their families throughout northern and central New...
Sales Executive for Glatfelter Healthcare Practice Relocates to Eastern Region
YORK, PA (May 18, 2016)—Glatfelter Healthcare Practice (GHP), a division of Glatfelter Insurance Group, announces the relocation of John Lewis, sales executive, from Colorado to Virginia. Lewis will...
HomeCare Editors' Top 5: Week of May 23
Here's How the New Overtime Law Will Affect You A new law dramatically expands overtime protection. Here's how it will affect millions of Americans. (Fast Company/Gale Gutherie Wiseman) Five...