America's weight gain has meant bigger wheelchairs and bigger beds in the home care market, along with bigger profits for manufacturers and providers
If the DMERCs were to audit your K0011s (motorized wheelchair with programmable controls) and/or your E1230s (power operated vehicles/scooters), would
One of the platforms I have preached for many years is that there are far too few standards for products offered to Medicare beneficiaries. The price
Our staff often hears from providers who have discovered ways to improve their operations or increase their profits. We rarely hear from any of you that
Baltimore As of Jan. 2, 58 percent of electronic claims Medicare received were in the transaction code set (TCS) format required by the Health Insurance
Troy, Mich. Americare has entered into an agreement with St. Joseph Mercy, Macomb, a Trinity System hospital in Michigan, to provide respiratory and other
Atlanta Since April 2003, Georgia providers have been filing electronic Medicaid claims based on ANSI standard HIPAA-compliant software. Unfortunately,
In 2003, Tennessee became the first state to mandate certification for HME dealers when fitting individuals in wheelchairs for long-term use. Now known
Precision Lifts/Interior-Exterior Lift Hide and Ride HD design has lifting capacity of 350 pounds installer can adjust both height and reach for maximum
In a near-unanimous response, 92 percent of the home medical equipment providers surveyed for HomeCare's 2004 Forecast (December 2003) said they intend
This is no Medtrade. That's something Reece Franklin hears over and over from the home medical equipment businesses that exhibit at his Southern California
New Braunfels, Texas In January, The Scooter Store announced the layoff of 200 employees, a move the company attributes to the clarification of Medicare's
Washington Federal costs for Medicare and Medicaid could spiral to more than 21 percent of the gross domestic product by 2050, according to a recent Congressional
Washington Nearly half of the nation's non-elderly adults with disabilities go without equipment and other items due to cost, according to a recent survey
Albany, N.Y. In December, the New York State Department of Health implemented a new procedure for billing Medicaid for Medicare co-insurance and deductible
An independent coalition of advocates has formed to address specific issues in the home medical equipment industry's high-end rehabilitation sector. The
Respironics/CPAP System Remstar Plus now available with C-Flex breathing monitor breathing monitor tracks patient's breathing to lower the amount of pressure