Managed Health Care Associates Works to Add Patient Voices to Advocacy
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (March 19, 2019)—Legislators and staffers in both the U.S. Congress and state legislatures have a wide range of knowledge and perceptions about the home medical equipment (HME)...
New Electronic Visit Verification Software Available for Homecare Agencies
IRVINE, Calif. (March 19, 2019)—American Time and Labor Company, a provider of integrated human capital management solutions for small- to enterprise-sized businesses, announced that relief is...
Option Care Merges with BioScrip
DENVER, Colo. and BANNOCKBURN, Ill. (March 19, 2019)—BioScrip, Inc. (BioScrip) and Option Care Enterprises, Inc. (Option Care), independent providers of home and alternate treatment site infusion...
Tennessee Protects Access to Complex Rehab Technology
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 19, 2019)—The Tennessee state legislature has enacted legislation establishing “separate benefit” status for a category of specialized power wheelchairs commonly referred to...
Aeroflow Healthcare Enters CBD Market
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 19, 2019)—Aeroflow Healthcare announced the launch of Aeroflow Naturals, a division of products designed to offer patients high-quality cannabidiol (CBD) products as...
MedPAC Recommends Reduction in Home Health Benefit
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 18, 2019)—The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), released its annual March report to Congress on March 15, 2019. MedPAC is required to produce this report; however...
Kentucky Legislature Passes Bill to Protect HME Access
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 16, 2019)—The Kentucky State Legislature finished work on HB224, with the Kentucky Senate approving the bill on Thursday, with an amendment, by a 36 to 0 vote. The Kentucky...
CMS Updates Drug Spending Dashboards
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its Drug Spending Dashboards with data for 2017. This Administration’s version of the drug dashboards...
Chapters Health Partners with WellSky
LENEXA, Kan. (March 14, 2019)—WellSky, a health and community care technology company backed by TPG Capital, announced a partnership with Chapters Health System to deploy and develop its web-based...
BOC Adds Gruskin, Promotes Dickinson to Better Serve Clients
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (March 14, 2019) –The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) announced the addition of Matthew Gruskin, MBA, BOCO, BOCPD as its new credentialing director. Matt Dickinson, a BOC...
Medtrade Spring 2019 Bolsters Education with Workshop Opportunities
LAS VEGAS (March 14, 2019)—Limited seating is still available for the four Medtrade Spring workshops scheduled for Day One of the show. Medtrade Spring runs April 16-18, 2019, at the Mandalay Bay...
Philips Shares Sleep Survey Results
AMSTERDAM (March 14, 2019)—In anticipation of World Sleep Day, Philips released the results of its annual sleep survey, “The Global Pursuit of Better Sleep Health.” Sleep is a key contributor to...
Quantum Rehab Donates iLevel Chair to Walmart Greeter
MIDDLEBURG, Penn. (March 13, 2019)—Quantum Rehab donated a life-changing iLevel Power Chair to Adam Catlin. Catlin, 30, who has cerebral palsy, works as a greeter at the Selinsgrove Walmart...
FODAC Receives Grant to Support HME Mission in Georgia
TUCKER, Ga. (March 11, 2019)—Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry Foundation (GBHCMF) honored this year’s grant recipients at its 14th Annual Grant Award Luncheon, held on Feb. 7, 2019 at the Georgia...
AMS Vans Presents Essay Contest Winner with Accessible Van
ATLANTA (March 12, 2019)—Atlanta, Georgia-based AMS Vans teamed up with the Aimee Copeland Foundation and FODAC (Friends of Disabled Adults and Children) to present the keys for a wheelchair-...