WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 4, 2019)—Two United States representatives have introduced legislation to protect patient access to non-invasive ventilators, the American Association of Homecare reports....
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 25, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) has responded to members of the House of Representatives who joined a Congressional sign-on letter asking...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 18, 2019)—Yesterday, the Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor (CBIC) notified Round 2021 bidders of three important dates regarding their bids. Below is the chart...
The Case for Prior Authorization in Home Respiratory Therapy
Ease the auditing process for respiratory providers
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 20, 2019)—The 2020 ESRD/DMEPOS Proposed Rule that was published on Aug. 6, includes changes to the gap filling framework, payment conditions, and change of ownership...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 20, 2019)—With the CB Round 2021 bid window closing Wednesday, The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) hopes to rally suppliers and other HME stakeholders to...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 10, 2019)—The DME CBP Collaboration has sent the following update to users who have registered with the dmecbpeducation.com resource related to the site's bidding...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 19, 2019)—The Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor released a new Financial Scoring Methodology fact sheet providing information about the financial scoring...
6 must-dos before the bid window closes
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 25, 2019)—More than 40% of the members of the United States House of Representatives have joined a letter asking federal regulators to keep noninvasive ventilators out of...
*Updated June 7, 2019 with link to presentation. NASHVILLE (June 5, 2019)—Some 130 providers from around the country gathered Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee, for the Bid Smart 2019 Summit,...
The Value of Home Respiratory Care
Helping patients & taxpayers breathe easier
The Ventilator Question
The new competitive bidding category could create patient access problems
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 29, 2019)—As the home medical equipment industry prepares for the next round of the competitive bidding program, patient advocacy groups are rallying around the latest category...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 23, 2019)—U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana plans to lead a Senate sign-on letter asking CMS and HHS to reverse course on the decision to add non-invasive vents (NIVs) to...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 21, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has added a fourth webcast to its education program by splitting the previously announced “Registering and...
Winners & Lessons Learned from Medtrade Spring 2019
The HME industry met in Las Vegas for education and the latest in product development