Kristin Easterling | November 11, 2018
Hospital. Rehab. Skilled nursing facility. Home. That’s how discharge works after an acute care episode, or how many patients and family members expect discharge to work. Some patients expect to be discharged straight home into the care of family and home...
Liz Carey | October 10, 2018
You think you know what’s coming, and then it comes, and it’s not what you expected. Kicking off the 2018 Home Care and Hospice Conference and Expo in Grapevine, Texas, this week, NAHC President Bill Dombi said his organization at first anticipated a...
Kristin Easterling | July 7, 2018
The Alabama Durable Medical Equipment Association (ADMEA) held its annual convention July 25 and 26 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Hoover, Alabama. Suppliers from across the state attended the convention for education and policy updates. The program was fast-...
Liz Carey | May 5, 2018
In late 2015, news of wheelchair pedestrian incidents trended. What they said: Height matters. The consumer moves at a low, fixed, static height which does not line up well with today’s higher, larger vehicles. Many drivers are in a hurry or...
Anonymous (not verified) | May 5, 2018
HomeCare Magazine wants to provide the best possible content for our readers. We want to be your go-to source for business management, products and industry news. We also want to protect your data. You may have heard about new data regulations, especially...
Liz Carey | March 3, 2018
Colleagueship shined at Medtrade Spring 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, where the weather was quite fine.  Although reimbursement and revenue cycle storms continue to batter home medical equipment providers nationwide,...
Liz Carey | March 3, 2018
An aging country can’t rely solely on families, friends and volunteers to provide everything dependent elders need, however well supported they are. A couple of people in my Facebook group shared a New York Times article from August 2017. The article...
Liz Carey | February 2, 2018
Strengthening and underpinning the safety-net to aid individuals needing care act of 2018, also called the “SUSTAIN Care Act of 2018”—I like the sound of this because it leads me to believe access to care will be less of an issue for the most vulnerable ...
Liz Carey | February 2, 2018
When it comes to homecare, it can be hard to see the future (and sometimes even the present) clearly. What can come from a sampling of highly engaged homecare professionals of varied backgrounds and expertise and gathered in a five-star vacation...
Kristin Easterling | November 11, 2017
Mike Wessinger, co-founder and CEO, kicked off the SUMMIT with a presentation on ValueFirst transformations in the senior care market. HomeCare visited sunny Orlando, Florida for the annual PointClickCare SUMMIT. PointClickCare is a provider of clinical...
Liz Carey | October 10, 2017
Masimo is all smiles at Medtrade 2017. Photo courtesy of Medtrade. Barely unpacked from the National Association for Home Care and Hospice’s annual conference in California, the HomeCare team headed to Medtrade 2017 in Atlanta. We met with a good ole...
Liz Carey | October 10, 2017
A think tank of post-acute care professionals met in California October 15-17, 2017. They were looking for solutions and support for their work challenges. New rules, regulations, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and documentation pressures are already...
admin | April 4, 2015
BID PROTESTS FOR NATONAL RAC CURRENTLY “DISMISSED” Columbia, SC, April 9, 2015– In December of 2014, suppliers were alerted that the new national RAC contract for DMEPOS, Home Health and Hospice had been awarded to Connolly, LLC (currently serving as the...
admin | April 4, 2015
As Collette Weil's column in the April issue of HomeCare discusses, every brand should have a story. With each of your competitors selling the same products and utilizing the same tools, finding a way to stand out is increasingly important. Your brand...
admin | April 4, 2015
From the CMS blog, Dr. Patrick Conway discusses The Next Generation ACO Model: Building on the Success of the ACO Model By Patrick Conway, M.D., deputy administrator for innovation and quality and chief medical officer, Centers for Medicare &...

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