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In brief: HME champions win re-election, ResMed expands software portfolio

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11/09/2018

WASHINGTON – A number of champions for the HME industry, including Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., have won their re-election bids in Congress.

HME champions win re-election

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11/07/2018

WASHINGTON – A number of champions for the HME industry, including Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., have won their re-election bids in Congress.

Earnings season: Inogen, BioScrip, VieMed

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11/07/2018

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen reported $95.3 million in total revenue for the third quarter of 2018, a 38% increase over the same period last year.

Stakeholders unpack disappointing final rule

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11/02/2018

WASHINGTON – The lack of substantial changes in the competitive bidding-related final rule likely comes down to cost, say HME industry stakeholders.

In brief: Arcadia, Amazon launch Choice; Apria goes nat’l with Medela

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11/02/2018

SEATTLE – Arcadia Group has launched an Amazon-exclusive brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management.

CMS sticks with ‘flawed’ pricing during gap period

‘Suppliers can’t wait for the more sustainable rates that we expect from future rounds of an improved bidding program. They need relief now,’ says AAH’s Tom Ryan
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11/02/2018

WASHINGTON – CMS appears to have done little to change its competitive bidding-related rule from the time it was proposed in July until it was finalized on Nov. 1.

CMS releases final bid-related rule

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11/01/2018

WASHINGTON – CMS has released the anxiously awaited DMEPOS/ESRD Final Rule—without increasing payment amounts in former competitive bidding areas during the gap period.

Jurisdictions A and B: Phone demo is coming your way

Be on the lookout for correspondence from C2C Innovative Solutions, with demonstration in subject line
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10/26/2018

WASHINGTON – Christmas has come early for HME providers who have disputed Medicare claims.

Documentation lookup effort takes shape

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10/26/2018

WASHINGTON – A new initiative underway at CMS would make it easier for healthcare providers to look up documentation requirements, agency officials said during an Oct. 23 Special Open Door Forum.

In brief: Parachute teams with Brightree, ResMed wins in court

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10/26/2018

NEW YORK and ATLANTA ­– Parachute Health’s e-prescribing platform will be integrated into Brightree’s cloud-based software, improving the ordering and fulfillment process for HME providers, the two companies say.

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