WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 24, 2020)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) could have saved $192 million by targeting home health claims for review with visits slightly above the threshold that triggers a higher Medicare payment, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health & Human Services.
DALLAS, Texas (May 6, 2020)—Axxess, a technology provider for health care at home, is partnering with Hospice Pharmacy Solutions to provide Axxess Hospice clients a solution to streamline pharmacy benefit management and ensure compliance.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 8, 2020)—The COVID-19 pandemic has shown a spotlight on the importance that home medical equipment (HME) providers play in delivering care to patients in their homes. By allowing patients to remain in their homes, HME providers are freeing up hospital beds for COVID-19 patients and other patients with similarly serious health problems.
BOTHELL, Wash (November 7, 2019)—VOCSN Multi-View provides complete patient trending and monitoring for ventilator dependent patients across multiple respiratory therapies including ventilation, oxygen, cough, suction, and nebulization and additional patient monitors.
SAN DIEGO (October 22, 2019) ResMed introduced AirFit N30, a tube-down nasal cradle CPAP mask with a front-facing tub—a new option for sleep apnea treatment.
ResMed’s lightest mask yet, AirFit N30 features an adjustable elastic headgear, plus a nasal cradle cushion that sits under the nasal bridge, eliminating soreness in that area. The mask’s curved cushion is designed to provide a secure seal regardless of how the wearer sleeps or moves.
ATLANTA (October 21, 2019)—ResMed announced results from a company-led survey, revealing new patient preferences on digital health technology. The survey highlights a reason for optimism that the markets for digital health technology will only continue to grow.
SEATTLE (October 14, 2019) –PointClickCare, a software vendor for the senior care market, announced efforts to help homecare providers effectively prepare for an evolving value-based payment environment, including the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM).
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 Dec. 2, 2019. CMS also indicated that implementation of RCD in the remaining states of North Carolina and Florida is expected to begin on March 30, 2020, as CMS is pausing implementation to allow for the transition to PDGM which begins on Jan. 1, 2020.
LAS VEGAS (August 20, 2019)—The Call For Presentations for Medtrade Spring 2020 is officially open. Medtrade Spring is looking for speakers in a variety of categories to fill the March educational program. Sessions for the 2020 conference cover a wide range of topics:
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, optometry and even veterinary, to visit their new website for StowPoint, stowpoint.com.