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Providers commend CMS on changes to Round 2021

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10/30/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS’s decision not to push forward with the majority of Round 2021 of the competitive bidding program has been met with support from numerous providers.

CMS publishes jam-packed proposed rule

Agency addresses non-bid areas, accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs, CGMs, external infusion pumps
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10/27/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS seeks to continue paying higher payment amounts to suppliers in non-competitive bidding areas as part of a DMEPOS proposed rule that it published on Tuesday afternoon.

BREAKING NEWS! CMS announces Round 2021 payment amounts for back, knee braces

Agency plans to award contracts only in these two product categories
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10/27/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS has announced Round 2021 single payment amounts for off-the-shelf back braces and knee braces—and only those product categories.

Protech sleeps well with latest acquisition

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10/27/2020

CINCINNATI – Protech Home Medical has acquired Sleepwell, a company based in Georgia with unaudited trailing 12-month annual revenues of about $13 million.

Verustat provides pathway to hot remote monitoring market

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10/23/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Verustat, the latest venture from Rich Roberts, Emmet Seibels and Steve Goode, wants HME providers to be their “eyes and ears” for physicians looking for a remote patient monitoring solution to improve patient care.

COVID accelerates intersection of DME, remote care

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10/23/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – The COVID-19 pandemic has unlocked telehealth, creating new opportunities for home-based care and DME, particularly in rural America, says Dr. Jacob Warren.

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HME NewsPoll November 2020

Certain CPAP devices, oxygen concentrators, wheelchairs and glucometers now have technology that allows for remote monitoring.