HME Industry Leaders Delay Medicaid Cuts in Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (October 3, 2019)—HME stakeholders have persuaded Indiana Medicaid authorities to hold off deep reimbursement cuts along a broad range of HME products that were scheduled to go...
Review Choice Launch Date Announced for Texas
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 3, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) announced that the next state to participate in the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) is Texas and it will begin on...
MerckManuals.com Launches Guidance on Depression Ahead of Mental Illness Awareness Week
KENILWORTH, N.J. (October 3, 2019)—MerckManuals.com, an online medical reference, will kick off October by highlighting expert information on depression and how to recognize the disorder, a helpful...
Discharge Planning Rule Finalized After Four Years
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (October 2, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a long-awaited discharge planning final rule for hospitals, critical access hospitals and home health...
Scott Powers Appointed CEO of Elara Caring
ADDISON, Texas (October 1, 2019)—Elara Caring, a provider of home health care services, announced the appointment of Scott Powers as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Powers, a health...
PointClickCare Opens New Office
TORONTO (September 26, 2019)—PointClickCare, the market leader in cloud solutions for the long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) and senior living sectors, recently celebrated the opening of its new...
11th Circuit Court Addresses False Claims Act for Hospice
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 27, 2019)—Recently the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit issued findings in a closely-watched whistleblower case from Alabama (United States of America...
KanTime Partners with BetterRX
DALLAS (September 24, 2019)—KanTime's Enterprise Hospice Agency Platform, announced their selection of BetterRX as their preferred pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) solution, on account of their...
Convexity Scientific Concludes Series B Funding
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (September 26, 2019)—Convexity Scientific, a medical technology company, announced this week the initial closing of a $3.5 million Series B financing. The round was led by HighCape...
Arosa+LivHOME Acquires LifeLinks
LOS ANGELES (September 27, 2019)—Arosa+LivHOME has signed an agreement to acquire LifeLinks, a provider of Aging Life Care services in Raleigh, North Carolina and Nashville, Tennesee. This marks...
BOC Announces New Award for Outstanding Credential Holders
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (September 27, 2019)—The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) announced the establishment of a new award honoring its valued credential holders: Certificant of the Year. The...
Frontive Launches Smart Personal Health Management Platform
LOS ANGELES (September 25, 2019)—Frontive, a new digital health company that aims to improve health management for patients and families, today announced the launch of its smart personal health...
Dear Colleague Letter Released for HR 2771
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 27, 2019)—Reps. Cathy McMorris Rogers (R-Wash.) and Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa) have sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to their House peers urging them to co-sponsor H.R. 2771,...
Axxess Partners with Swift Medical
DALLAS and TORONTO (September 24, 2019)—Axxess, a home health care technology company, is partnering with Swift Medical, a provider of wound care technology, to provide thousands of home health...
Triple W Introduces DFree Positioning Pad
SAN DIEGO (September 24, 2019)—Triple W, a provider of connected health devices, introduced the D-pad accessory for use with DFree, the first wearable device for urinary incontinence. DFree is a non-...