CMS Eliminates RAPs, Expands Home Infusion, Updates PDGM Payment
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare...
Complex Rehab Legislation Moves Forward
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2019)—Efforts to protect access to manual complex rehab technology (CRT) wheelchairs and accessories took another step forward today as the Health Subcommittee of the House...
Universal Software Solutions Reveals StowPoint Website
DAVISON, Mich. (July 10, 2019)—Universal Software Solutions, Inc. (Universal), invites providers of post-acute health care services, like home medical equipment, home infusion therapy, audiology,...
CMS Releases Guide, FAQs for Competitive Bidding
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (July 9, 2019)—With the window for Round 2021 of competitive bidding opening next week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released additional guidance on...
More than 80% of Hospices Fail to Meet CMS Standards, Report Finds
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 9, 2019)—More than 80% of Medicare-reimbursed hospice agencies were cited with a deficiency between 2012 and 2016, according to a new report issued by the U.S. Office of Health...
Invacare Corporation Announces Restructuring, New Products
ELYRIA, Ohio (July 9, 2019)—Invacare Corporation (Invacare) is pleased to provide an update on its enhanced transformation and growth plan in three key areas: commercial effectiveness, product...
HME Distributor AdaptHealth to Merge, Go Public
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Penn. (July 9, 2019)—AdaptHealth, which claims to be third largest distributor of home medical equipment (HME) in the United States, announced that it will combine operations with...
Quantum Rehab Seeking Q Roll Models
DURYEA, Penn (July 8, 2019)—Quantum Rehab is searching for five wheelchair users from across the country to be Q Roll Models. Winners of the Q Roll Model Contest will each win a four-month paid Q...
Numotion Partners with Vantage Mobility International
PHOENIX, Ariz. & BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (July 8, 2019)—Vantage Mobility International (VMI), a manufacturer of accessible vehicles, and Numotion, a provider of complex rehab technology (CRT), will...
Joerns Healthcare Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 3, 2019)--Joerns WoundCo. Holdings, Inc., doing business as Joerns Healthcare, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company, which makes the Hoyer Lift and other home...
CMS Removes Two HCPCS Codes from New Competitive Bidding
Washington, D.C. (July 2, 2019) -- The Centers for Medicare...
Soleo Health Ranks Among Fastest-Growing Companies in Dallas
McKINNEY, Texas (July 5, 2019)--Specialty infusion services company Soleo Health announced this week that it ranked sixth among Dallas’ 50 Fastest-growing Middle Market Companies by the Dallas...
HCA of New York State Recognizes Physician for Reducing Sepsis Rate in the Home
NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (June 28, 2019)—The Home Care Association (HCA) of New York State has awarded its Statewide Physician Champion Award to Northwell Health’s Martin E. Doerfler, MD, for his work in...
Change Healthcare Launches IPO
Nashville, Tennessee (June 27, 2019)—Health care technology company Change Healthcare Inc. launched its initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, June 27 with a starting price of $13 per share for...
South Carolina Wins Rate Protections for Key Medicaid Categories
Washington, D.C. (June 27, 2019)—Years of relationship-building between AAHomecare, the South Carolina Medical Equipment Services Association (SCMESA) and South Carolina Medicaid (SC Medicaid) is...