Unpacking the paperwork baggage for proper reimbursement of power adjustable seat height
Get the most out of payer negotiations
Whatever health care services you provide, you have probably felt the pinch of tightened reimbursements—perhaps 30 percent to 40 percent less, or more, than what you received in the past. These...
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,
Mountain Properties/The Mobility Aid Co./Cane Norman Rockwell Adjustable Offset and Quad Canes adjustable from 31 inches to 40 inches available in four
Alliance ResMed and MedCath Form Strategic Alliance to Address Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Cardiovascular Disease: ResMed, based in San Diego, and
Washington Much to home care providers' relief, the U.S. House and Senate last month passed a 2004 budget resolution that did not include cuts to Medicare
Washington As of April 14, the federal government expected all of the nation's health care providers to comply with a massive privacy rule the first in
Last year, I was attending a national meeting when, during a question and answer period, a gentleman from the audience asked, If I pay my state association
The market for respiratory products is seeing renewed interest from home medical equipment providers. New high-tech, streamlined products designed to
Against the backdrop of war, Congress is trying to go about its regular business. At this writing, both houses are working to pass budget resolutions
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