Baltimore Continuing an ease of its supplier-number moratorium, the National Supplier Clearinghouse has issued 760 new supplier numbers, the Centers for
Genesis Health Ventures Completes Spin-Off, Changes Name to NeighborCare: Kennett Square, Pa.-based Genesis Health Ventures (GHV) has completed the spin-off
Atlanta-based Graham-Field Health Products has appointed Sheldon Prial director of government relations. Prial founded the Homecare Providers Co-Op, a
Oxygen therapy, one of the strongholds of the home medical equipment industry, is moving forward at a new speed. Changing patient demographics, decreasing
Is the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 better or worse than we expected? How will it affect your company? Our lawyer
By the time this issue of HomeCare goes to press you will have read many articles about the Medicare reform bill, or Medicare prescription drug plan,
For years, many of HomeCare's contributors have called for providers to take advantage of the opportunities that exist in retail. Unfortunately, according
Baltimore Effective Jan. 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services began accepting stamped signatures used by physicians on orders for durable
Baltimore After three years at the helm of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Administrator Tom Scully resigned on Dec. 15 and has joined
How does your HME business compare to the industry norm when it comes to retail? To find out, check the following results of HomeCare's exclusive Retail
TiLite/Wheelchair ZRA custom chair with various adjustable features features angle-adjustable casters, invisible footrest clamps and minimal camber tube
If you're reading this article and thinking about what sales calls you will be making next week, you're late. Your planning should have begun several
For more than 12 years and 25 if you count his experience in policy-making positions at various local, state and federal levels David T. Williams has
HME Providers Set UpTo Take Fraud Fall There is nothing competitive about competitive bidding. It is just a tool for CMS to eliminate providers, fix prices
Baltimore Following the 10-point initiative called Operation Wheeler Dealer by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services/Office of Inspector General
Aerogen Receives FDA Approval for Nebulizer: Mountain View, Calif.-based Aerogen has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market
The philosophy of designing a contemporary, successful home health care store is based on addres-sing the kind of image that today's home medical equipment