NEW YORK, (August 12, 2020)—Inc. magazine today announced that 3B Medical earned a spot amongst America's fastest growing businesses. 3B Medical ranked 1,685 on the list with a growth rate of 255%. The list represents a unique look at the success stories of small businesses who make up the backbone of the US economy. Over the years the Inc. 5000 list has recognized other well-known fast-growing companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizia, Intuit, Chobani and Oracle.

CHESHIRE, Conn. (August 10, 2020)—Assisted Living Services, Inc (ALS) is honoring 20 home caregivers by awarding each of them with a $1,000 bonus for their tremendous efforts caring for Connecticut seniors during this challenging time. Starting in February 2020, the family-owned homecare agency retooled its monthly $5,000 Platinum Caregiver Award as the Homecare Hero Award in order to recognize more outstanding employees.

SPRING HOUSE, Pa. (August 12, 2020)—The Compliance Team, a nationally recognized health care accreditation organization, announced a new webinar, “Leading the Way During COVID-19.”

Sandy Canally, found and CEO of The Compliance Team will talk about being a leader in your community during the pandemic, and what that means to your customers and employees.

The webinar will take place Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. It is free to attend.

California lawmakers are barreling toward an end-of-month deadline to pass or kill bills amid the biggest public health crisis the state has faced in a century.

Yet even in a year consumed by sickness, they’re considering significant — sometimes controversial — health policy measures that aren’t directly related to COVID-19.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced an application deadline extension for the Phase 2 general distribution to Medicaid, Medicaid managed care, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and dental providers, as part of an effort to provide financial relief to health care providers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 7, 2020)—Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-West Virginia) introduced the COVID-19 Hospice Respite Care Relief Act of 2020 (S. 4423), designed to establish additional flexibilities related to delivery of respite care services during public health emergencies (PHEs) such as the current COVID-19 pandemic.

GURNEE, Ill. (August 7, 2020)—BrightStar Care, a national private duty homecare and medical staffing franchise with nearly 340 independently owned and operated locations nationwide, was awarded The Joint Commission's 2020 Enterprise Champion for Quality Award, celebrating the brand's commitment to achieving the highest standards of quality and safety in homecare.

ATLANTA (August 7, 2020)—TZMO USA announced that the company has entered into a distribution agreement with McKesson Medical-Surgical to distribute their Seni brand of adult incontinence products into the United States’ market. Seni high quality premium incontinence products and skin care lines are available in many countries around the world. Seni products are present in mass retailers, pharmacies, nursing homes, assisted living communities and other main distribution channels globally. 

WASHINGTON (August 5, 2020)—The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC)—a coalition of the nation's leading home oxygen therapy provider and manufacturing companies—commended a bipartisan coalition of 101 lawmakers led by Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and David Loebsack (D-IA) for sending a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma urging them to delay implementation of the Medicare Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) for Durable Medical Equipment,