WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 31, 2019)—Monday evening, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an Interim Final Rule (IFR) addressing a range of healthcare issues related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. AAHomecare performed an initial analysis of the IFR that indicates that priority policy recommendations from the HME industry have been included, except for the delay of competitive bidding.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 26, 2020)—The Senate passed a $2 trillion stimulus package yesterday with provisions designed to help stabilize the economy and provide direct aid to most individuals and families.
The bill also contains measures related to Medicare HME policy, including:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2020)—National Seating & Mobility (NSM),a provider of mobility and accessibility solutions in North America, has enacted extensive plans in response to the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus 2019) pandemic. New procedures, guided by the NSM Disaster Preparedness Task Force, will be integrated companywide to mitigate exposure risk and support alternative service delivery options for clients during this time.
DENVER, Colo.(March 19, 2020)—OnTerra Systems, the developers of RouteSavvy routing software for small businesses, today announced that RouteSavvy route planning software (routesavvy.com) will be free through June 30, 2020 for up to 1,000 small businesses struggling to survive during the coronavirus pandemic.
Updated Feb. 21, 2020: Walmart reached out to AAHomecare and confirmed the devices have been removed from the website.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2020)—This week, the President’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget was published by the Trump Administration. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published an accompanying Budget in Brief that highlights all the proposals that impact health care.
ATLANTA & BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (January 31, 2020)—Brightree announced it has agreed to acquire privately held SnapWorx, LLC, a software company providing patient contact management and workflow optimization for the continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) resupply market.
WATERLOO, Iowa (January 30, 2020)—VGM & Associates announced Mark Scharenbroich, CSP, CPAE, as the keynote speaker for its 2020 Heartland Conference scheduled for June 15–17, 2020 in Waterloo, Iowa.
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (January 28, 2020)—3B Medical announced the hiring of Dave MacDougall as 3B's Chief Operating Officer (COO). A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, MacDougall brings over 30 years of experience in leadership primarily in the health care industry to the company.
WATERLOO, Iowa (January 2, 2020)—VGM & Associates, a division of VGM Group, Inc., is excited to unveil their newly redesigned website, vgm.com.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 12, 2019)—National Seating & Mobility (NSM), a provider of complex rehabilitation, mobility and accessibility solutions in the United States and Canada, is further expanding the company’s home accessibility division with new locations in both St. Louis, Missouri, and Buffalo, New York. The pair of acquisitions broadens NSM’s growing footprint.
LAS VEGAS (December 5, 2019)—Medtrade Spring 2020 is scheduled for March 3-5, 2020. Yep, it’s only three months away, and Early Rates are in effect through Dec. 7.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (December 04, 2019)—Aeroflow Healthcare, a durable medical equipment (DME) provider, announced a strategic partnership with MTI America, a health care solutions leader specializing in worker’s compensation programs since 1992.