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...
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
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