CAIRE Opens New Texas Service Center
BALL GROUND, Ga. (July 22, 2016)—CAIRE Inc., a Chart Industries Company, has announced the opening of a new service center in Corpus Christi, Texas, set for August 1. Through a partnership with...
Strong International Presence Promised at Medtrade 2016
MEXICO CITY (July 22, 2016)—The last time Mexico City-based company Lyssette made an appearance at Medtrade in 2000, the HME industry was still enjoying a golden age of relative prosperity. At the...
San Francisco Homecare Agency Partners with Wanda to Improve Patient Care
SAN FRANCISCO (July 21, 2016)—Wanda , recognized for bringing new and proven technologies to home-centered care, today announced that the Glendale, Calif.-headquartered A to Z Home Health Care, Inc....
Pediatric Home Services Nurses Honored as Outstanding Nurses
ST. PAUL, Minn. (July 21, 2016)—Pediatric Home Service (PHS) is proud to announce that four of our nurses have been recognized in Mpls St. Paul Magazine’s 2016 Outstanding Nurses awards as finalists...
Program Integrity Investments Save Money for Medicare
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 21, 2016)—CMS released a report showing that investments made in program integrity activities—which include stamping out fraud and deterring and reducing other improper...
Solve the KX Modifier Puzzle with this Mediware Webinar
LENEXA, Kan. (July 21, 2016)—Mediware Information Systems, Inc. is hosting a free webinar for attendees on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at 1:00 Central, 2:00 EST, to discuss how you can secure...
Meet the New Global Ambassadors for Sunrise Medical
FRESNO, Calif. (July 21, 2016)—Sunrise Medical is proud to introduce the new One Team. One Will global team of ambassadors. This team is formed of 39 high-level athletes around the world representing...
Video Highlights Role of Independent Pharmacists in Patients' Lives
—Via NCPA—ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 21, 2016)—A new online video announced today by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) illustrates the personal care that people receive at independent...
Power Soccer Returns to Medtrade 2016
ATLANTA (July 18, 2016)—The United States Power Soccer Association (USPSA—powersoccerusa.org) is back, and will once again play November 1, 2016—once in the morning and once in the afternoon—on the...
Covering Aging in Place at Medtrade
ATLANTA (July 18, 2016)—The Aging in Place phenomenon has gradually built momentum over the years, but legislators in Washington, DC, have not paid much attention—until now. In May 2016,...
PADME Act Stalls in Senate
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 15, 2016)—AAHomecare has received confirmation that H.R. 5210, the Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act, did not successfully clear through the Senate before...
SunTech Medical Receives FDA Approval for US Sale of New CT40 Spot-Check Device
MORRISVILLE, N.C. (July 13, 2016)—Blood pressure technology expert SunTech Medical has received FDA approval for U.S. distribution of its next-generation spot-check vital signs device, the SunTech...
AAHomecare Webinar: Responding to Reimbursement Cuts
Responding to Reimbursement Cuts: Billing Non-Assigned and Other Options (An AAHomecare webinar) Presented by: Jeff Baird, Brown & Fortunato Wednesday, July 27, 2:30-4 p.m. EST We now...
Insufficient Documentation No. 1 Reason for CERT Denials
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 14, 2016)—Last year, AAHomecare began meeting with CMS’s CERT contractor oversight team to discuss efforts to lower the DMEPOS industry’s CERT error rate. In 2010, the DMEPOS...
Legislation to Delay Rural Cuts In Senate via Hotline Process
PADME Act Stalled in Senate July 15, 2016. Read the update here.  Washington, D.C. (July 13, 2016)—The recently passed House version of the Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act (H....