In early October, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released new data which provides a wealth of information related to durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies...
Back to School, Recess is Over!
With August recess behind them, Congress returns to Washington, D.C. this month with a full agenda. Our challenge will be to get key industry policy objectives addressed by Congress. There are two top...
While Congress permanently fixed the perennial Medicare physician payment reform issue earlier this year, Congress has been consumed with a new and wide array of health and Medicare issues, including...
In December 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) posted on the Web a "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQ) document stating that when it implements its authority to apply bid rates...
Will nationwide application be a reality later this year?
In addition to changing rates in non-bid locations, CMS plans to lower certain rates based on regional calculations, all under the guise of streamlining the bid program
Policy discussions cement the move toward this trend
Answers to key questions about the legislation that will bring some relief to the bidding process
Respironics/CPAP REMStar Plus available with C-Flex technology, designed to make adjustments during breathing for pressure relief during exhalation three
Baltimore Last month, CMS announced it has awarded a contract to the North Carolina-based Research Triangle Institute (RTI) to help launch the massive
The Restore Access to Mobility Partnership (RAMP), a coalition working to ensure that all beneficiaries with medical need have access to mobility products,
When it comes to being successful in the manual wheelchair market, quality is job one, to borrow a quote from Ford Motor Co. The quality of products affects
Miami On June 18, nine individuals were charged with a $14.5-million Medicare fraud, money laundering and financial structuring scheme involving more
Blue Chip Medical/Alternating Air Flotation Mattress Model 4300 Rapid-Air Plus gentle low-air-loss system uses 18 air cells to reduce interface pressures;
Home medical equipment providers are literally on the edge of their seats this year. As the drama unfolds in Washington, and a captive provider audience
I can't help it. Every time I visit Washington, my patriotic pride just seems to spill over. It was no different last month when I attended the American