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Viemed Healthcare increases guidance


LAFAYETTE, La. – Viemed Healthcare now expects 2020 net revenues to be about $23.7 million to $23.9 million as a result of increased sales of ventilators.

Coronavirus outbreak: AAH seeks HME-specific guidance


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is asking CMS to relax Medicare requirements for chronic lung disease to better facilitate home oxygen therapy during the coronavirus outbreak.

F&P increases guidance, in part due to coronavirus outbreak


IRVINE, Calif. – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has updated its revenue and earnings guidance for the financial year ended March 31, 2020, due to better-than-expected sales in its home care product group.

DME MACs: Revised CMNs aren’t necessary


WASHINGTON – The DME MACs have rescinded part of their updated guidance for the oxygen CMN.

CMS modifies repair policy


WASHINGTON – It appears HME providers will now be able to repair equipment, such as power wheelchairs, without having to find the original medical necessity documentation from the original provider, AAHomecare reports.

All there is to know about the elimination of the first-month purchase option?

Thursday, December 16, 2010

With the first-month purchase option for standard power wheelchairs scheduled to be eliminated Jan. 1, you might want to review what little guidance CMS and its contractors have released about the change.