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CMS approves billions in advance payments

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04/09/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS has approved $34 billion in accelerated/advance payments for Medicare providers for the first week of April.

UHC updates policy guidance

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04/09/2020

MINNETONKA, Minn. – UnitedHealthCare has released new guidance for HME providers as they respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to AAHomecare.

VGM addresses impact of coronavirus pandemic

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04/08/2020

WATERLOO, Iowa – The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has led the VGM Group to eliminate 68 full-time employees. The adjustments impacted all of VGM’s 12 locations nationwide and each division of the employee owned company.

Stakeholders hold second webinar on CRT and COVID-19

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04/08/2020

EAST AMHERST, N.Y. – NCART, NRRTS, U.S. Rehab and the Clinician Task Force are holding another CRT and COVID-19 webinar on Thursday, April 9, at 4 p.m. EST. The webinar will review the latest information to providing and maintaining complex rehab during the pandemic.

WellSky extends offerings

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04/08/2020

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky has introduced a new virtual visit technology collaboration with Synzi, offering clients a free trial with access to a range of capabilities.

NSM expands in Arkansas

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04/07/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired A Plus Medical Supply in Little Rock, Ark., boosting its presence in the state. “The team at A Plus Medical Supply shares our commitment to client care,” said Bill Mixon, NSM CEO.

AAH honors HME on the frontlines

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04/07/2020

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is encouraging those in the industry to download and use an image that thanks respiratory therapists, HME providers, manufacturers, delivery techs and support services for making a difference amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Trump invokes DPA to boost ventilator manufacturers

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04/03/2020

WASHINGTON – President Trump has formally invoked the Defense Production Act to ensure that domestic manufacturers, including General Electric, Hill-Rom, Medtronic, ResMed and Royal Philips, can produce ventilators.

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