Winter Park, Fla. (October 14, 2019) — Lisa Maciolek has been named National Account Manager for HomeCare Connect, which manages home health services, including durable medical equipment, home modification, and prosthetics and orthotics, in the workers’ compensation industry. She is responsible for managing national client relationships and implementing new concepts and services.

WINTER PARK, Fla. (September 4, 2019)—HomeCare Connect, which manages home health services in the workers’ compensation industry, has hired Michelle “Nickcola” Wallace, CAPS as Complex Care Transition Manager. Wallace ensures that seriously injured workers receive appropriate home modifications and durable medical equipment in a timely and cost-effective manner.

WASHINGTON (March 11, 2015)—HR 284 would impose new requirements on private firms that supply products through Medicare’s competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment (DME). CBO estimates that enacting HR 284 would increase revenues by about $1 million over the 2015-2025 period.

WASHINGTON (Dec. 8, 2014)—On Monday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), released the following report:

Bidding Results from CMS's Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding Program

What GAO Found
The Medicare competitive bidding program (CBP) for durable medical equipment (DME) is administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 4, 2014)—Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today introduced the Medicare Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2014. The Competitive Bidding Improvement Act, companion legislation to HR 4920, which Congressmen Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) and John Larson (D-Conn.) introduced in the House in June, is a short and simple bill that would help deter speculative bidding in Medicare contract auctions.

DALLAS, Texas (Dec. 10, 2013)—Since DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Round 2 winners were announced, health care attorney and commercial litigator, Edward Vishnevetsky, has received dozens of calls and emails from clients inquiring about a work-around whereby a non-contract supplier can access a contract supplier’s contract by buying five percent of the stock of the contract supplier.