Washington One way to influence Congress' decisions is to convince the policy advisors who provide data to lawmakers. Following this model, the American
How lucky you are. Since this is my first column as HomeCare's editor-in-chief, I was going to talk about some serious industry issues. I could have chosen
Washington Posing as a government-sanctioned program, without federal permission, is against the law, the U.S. Office of Inspector General warned health
Atlanta At an April 9 auction, The American Stock Transfer and Trust Co. placed the winning bid for the assets of Graham-Field, according to Mark Stead,
Sunrise/Manual Wheelchair Quickie Ti Titanium weighs between 16.5 and 17.5 pounds features multiple front and rear seat heights features titanium tubing
Advances in medicine and technology, and the demographics of an aging population provide unprecedented opportunities for growth in the rehab industry.
Through 25 years, and several hair-styles, Simon Margolis has found purpose in a profession often misunderstood. Vice president for clinical and professional
Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. As part of its shift to a substantially new accreditation process, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Coloplast/Catheters SpeediCath Intermittent Catheters ready-to-use hydrophilic-coated catheter immersed in sterile saline solution designed to eliminate
Noteworthy URAC Approves Privacy Accreditation Standards: URAC April 8 announced that its board of directors has approved standards for privacy accreditation.
It always rewards me to hear from home medical equipment providers the conversations are great. These entrepreneurs are always filled with unique ideas
There are many ways to value a company in merger and acquisition situations. In this article, I will discuss several standards of value, in contrast to
Washington Gallup Organization, a nationally known polling company, April 8 filed suit against Tom Scully, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and
Alexandria, Va. In its ongoing effort to clarify and expand Medicare's and Medicaid's coding system for rehab and assistive technology products, AAHomecare's
When it comes to building a home medical equipment business, it pays to have the right tools. No, we're not talking wheelchairs and oxygen concentrators
Noteworthy CMS Granting Appeals Extensions: The Baltimore-based Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services April 15 began granting extensions of up to
Noteworthy OIG Says State Medicaid Agencies are Ready for HIPAA: After conducting telephone interviews with officials from the 51 state Medicaid agencies,