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Providers put on their learning caps

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02/15/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – One-quarter of the respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they’re most interested in learning about retail and cash sales at the upcoming Medtrade Spring conference and expo.

In brief: NHIA sues over transitional payment, Great Elm’s DME biz exceeds expectations

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02/15/2019

WASHINGTON – The National Home Infusion Association is suing the Department of Health and Human Services over its transitional payment for home infusion therapy services.

Busy week for HOMES

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02/13/2019

BOSTON – Competitive bidding, reimbursement and audits were among the topics discussed at a Feb. 12 meeting between HOMES and HHS and CMS officials.

The 90-minute meeting was the result of an invitation of HHS Secretary Alex Azar.

Documentation update: Stakeholders push templates, e-prescribing

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02/08/2019

WASHINGTON – What’s to come of all of those draft clinical templates that CMS released in 2018?

There seemed to be a flurry of them last year, but the agency’s efforts in this area go back years, including a template for prostheses in 2013.

AAH’s Retail Work Group: ‘Sky’s the limit’

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02/08/2019

ARLINGTON, Va. – AAHomecare’s Retail Work Group has diversified significantly since it first launched to help mobility providers add cash sales to their businesses.

In brief: Rehab Medical adds orthotics, AAH ramps up support for CRT

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02/08/2019

INDIANAPOLIS – Rehab Medical has acquired OMS Rehab, a Kansas City, Mo.-based provider of orthotic devices and advanced rehabilitation equipment to long-term care facilities.

Moneyline: Rehab Medical, Air Liquide

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02/05/2019

INDIANAPOLIS – Rehab Medical, a provider of complex rehab services has merged with Cork Medical, a manufacturer of devices ankd support surfaces used in the treatment of wounds.

In brief: CMS launches ‘What’s Covered’ app, RAC targets pneumatic compression

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02/01/2019

WASHINGTON – CMS has launched a new app that allows beneficiaries to see whether Medicare covers a specific medical item or service.

CMS launches ‘What’s Covered’ app

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01/29/2019

WASHINGTON – CMS has launched a new app that allows beneficiaries to see whether Medicare covers a specific medical item or service.

In brief: Pritzker Private Capital acquires KabaFusion, providers offer shutdown help

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01/25/2019

CHICAGO – Pritzker Private Capital has acquired KabaFusion, a provider of acute and specialty home infusion services. The Cerritos, Calif.-based KabaFusion was founded in 2010 and serves patients in more than 40 states, specializing in IVIG and home infusion therapies.

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