NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Permobil is aiming for nothing short of a nationwide sea-change in credentialing for rehab providers. Last month, the company launched a trade group called the National Rehab Credentialing Association.
WASHINGTON — The Bush Administration’s plans to submit legislation that would’ve brought major changes to Medicare by ultimately eliminating the administrative law judge (ALJ) from an audit appeal, were sidelined after providers objected to the idea.
WASHINGTON — CMS is raising reimbursement for managed Medicare health plans beyond the 2% increase mandated by law. It is also phasing in new adjustment methodology to help Medicare managed care plans that enroll the sickest beneficiaries.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Since forming three years ago through the merger of NAMES, HIDA Homecare and the Home Health Services and Staffing Association (HHSSA), AAHomecare has chalked up a number of victories for the HME industry.
ORLANDO, Fla. — In what some former employees are calling “Black Friday,” Rotech Healthcare’s new CEO Phil Carter implemented his reorganization plan by laying off dozens, if not hundreds, of employees January 24, including many senior managers.