WATERLOO, Iowa (December 12, 2017)—In a nationwide survey, over half of Medicare beneficiaries reported problems obtaining medically needed home medical equipment (HME) such as oxygen and...
Washington, D.C. (October 2, 2017)—Nearly one-fourth of the members of the U.S. House of Representatives have asked the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) to clear an HME-related Interim Final...
—Via CMS, WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 25, 2017)—The Qualified Independent Contractor (QIC), C2C Innovative Solutions, Inc., conducts reopenings under the Medicare Appeals Demonstration in...
PORT ORANGE, Fla. (July 24, 2017)—Home Because is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, connecting online consumers and caregivers with local providers. “We realized how many...
WATERLOO, Iowa (June 27, 2017)—Last week Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) introduced a bill that would provide coverage for wigs to Medicare beneficiaries. The bill, HR 2925 would allow wigs to be...
It is my opinion that the DME industry has finally reached "rock bottom" and is now starting its rebound. My opinion is based on several observations. The bloodletting from Competitive Bidding...
WATERLOO, Iowa (February 22, 2017)—Leitten Consulting released its latest findings on the economic impact Medicare spending has on health care as it relates to durable medical equipment. ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 18, 2017)—CMS published guidance to the states on Friday, January 13, in an effort to give strategies to the state to ensure access to DMEPOS is available. This was issued...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 31, 2016)—CMS issued a final rule last week, covering end-stage renal care and changes to the DME competitive bidding program. Provisions of interest to the home...
INDIANPOLIS (October 13, 2016)—Cryogenic Solutions, LLC, acquired Inventory Solutions, Inc. a national supplier of refurbished respiratory products to the home medical equipment (HME) industry. ...
CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 12, 2016)—Compass Health Brands announced the acquisition of the Professional Medical Imports Division (PMI) and the ProBasics brand from Invacare Corporation. ProBasics, a...
WATERLOO, Iowa (September 7, 2016)—VGM’s Government Relations team is spearheading a grassroots effort to recruit hospital executives to join the fight against Medicare’s most recent cut to...
LENEXA, Kan. (August 31, 2016)—Mediware Information Systems, Inc., is hosting a free webinar for attendees on Tuesday, September 20 at 12 p.m. CST, 1 p.m. EST to discuss if providers...
MEDIA, Penn. (July 26, 2016)—Apacheta Corporation, a mobile business-solutions provider, today announced the company has nearly doubled its customer base and increased revenue by 75 percent since...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 7, 2016)—The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) has commissioned Dobson DaVanzo & Associates, LLC to conduct a full study of suppliers’ fixed and variable...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 6, 2016)—The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC)—a coalition of the nation’s home oxygen therapy providers and manufacturing companies—commended Congressman Tom...
LOS ANGELES (April 27, 2016)—Bflow Solutions, Inc. is hosting a webinar to help address shrinking reimbursements, the inability to participate freely in certain markets and manufacturer incursion...