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AAHomecare Conducting Intermittent Catheter Survey

The survey is intended to estimate the true costs of providing intermittent catheters to Medicare beneficiaries.

Report: Medicare Overpaid for PMD Repairs

Based on a sampling of claims, an HHS OIG report estimates that Medicare improperly paid for $8 million in power mobility device repairs.

FDA Convening Panel on Pulse Oximeter Accuracy

There are growing concerns that pulse oximeters could take less accurate readings for patients with darker skin pigmentations.

Ability Members Group Adds Director of Member Services

Kelli Vriend joins the Canadian independent HME provider network to help its growing number of members.

Medtrade East Opens Registration

SmartSaver rates, the lowest rates available, are now in effect for the annual conference and expo, which runs Oct. 24-26 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.

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Hospital Security and HME Sales

As hospitals reconsider and revise their security policies in the wake of the Tulsa shooting, HME providers will need to alter their sales practices to adapt.

Medtrade to Call Dallas Home Starting in 2023

The new unified show will run March 28-30 in Dallas, with the centrally located city serving as a ‘rallying point’ for providers across the country.

Study: Pandemic-Induced Habits Could Impact Urinary Continence

Nearly half of respondents said a decreased level of physical activity had increased the number of times they urinated during the day.

Industry Remembers Sheldon ‘Shelly’ Prial

The well-known pharmacist and home health dealer who tirelessly advocated for the industry well past retirement age has passed away.

VGM Wraps up 21st Heartland Conference

The member service company’s annual event ran June 13-15 in Waterloo, Iowa, and offered attendees a packed agenda.



ResMed to Buy German Software Company

ResMed says the $1 billion purchase of MEDIFOX DAN, which makes out-of-hospital software solutions, would help it expand its post-acute SaaS reach to the German market.

Breastfeeding Coalition Calls for Increased Reimbursement

As the price for hard-to-find formula skyrockets, the AAHomecare group calls on private payer insurance and Medicaid programs to increase coverage for breast pumps and supplies.

CPSC Warns Consumers: Stop Using Bed Rails from 2 Makers

Agency warns consumers not to use specific adult portable bed rail models manufactured during specific years by Mobility Transfer Systems and Metal Tubing USA.

AAHomecare Elects New Officers and Board Members

The national association re-elected Apria’s Guidetti as chair as well as Medical Service Company’s Marx as vice-chair and Pride Mobility’s Johnson as secretary. Six others were also elected to the board.

Encore to Launch Ventilator Service Model

Respiratory software company will debut Ventilator Compliance and Outcomes Service Model at next week’s VGM Heartland event.

ATLAS TECHNOLOGY Enters Canadian Market

HME and CRT software and business services company is now offering its four key service brands to Canadian providers.

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A Closer Look at DME MACs’ Removal of Oxygen CMN Requirement for the PHE

The clarification gives Oxygen providers a clear path forward for claims for the duration of the Covid-19 PHE. What about the long term?

OPGA Opens Nominations for O&P Woman of the Year

The Award recipient will be named at the AOPA National Assembly, running Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 in San Antonio, Texas.

Sleep App Gets Clinical Trial Go-Ahead

Helsinki Committee approves the trial of SleepX Pro, a home sleep apnea testing app for smartphones.

VGM Heartland Online Registration Ends June 6

Guests will still be able to register on-site for the in-person conference and educational event, which runs June 13-15 in Waterloo, Iowa.

AAHomecare Creates Incontinence Advocacy Resources

Letter and infographic are designed to help HME advocates engage Medicaid programs on the challenges facing patients’ access to incontinence supplies.

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