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KFF Research: Medicare Advantage Plans’ Advertising Causes FOMO in Seniors

Marketing campaigns do not, however, typically discuss the Plans' limitations.

Medline Celebrates Opening of Salt Lake City Distribution Center

The new distribution center is part of the company's Healthcare Resilience Initiative.

Trella Health Joins Integra Partners’ Group Purchasing Organization

Integra Partners describes itself as “a thought leader on durable medical equipment and prosthetic and orthotic services."

Industry Urges Support of Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act

The bill would provide Medicare coverage for custom breast prosthetics.

AAHomecare: Focus Now on Grassroots Follow-Up for H.R. 5555 & S. 1294

Cosponsor support is critical to the bills' chances of being included in year-end legislative packages, association says.

Briefly: Financial Results Announcement Upcoming; Hearing Aids Use Could Cut Fall Risk

Featuring Cardinal Health, the American Geriatrics Society, and the National Library of Medicine.

Briefly: Hospice Professionals Attend a Skin Health Boot Camp; Respiratory Professionals Lauded

Featuring Medline, Gentiva, & the American Association for Respiratory Care.

Cruise Debuts Autonomous Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicle

New vehicle could be used as a taxicab for wheelchair riders.

VGM HR Team Earns Mental Health First Aid Certification

The member services company said the new certification would "help protect the well-being of VGM employee owners."

AAHomecare’s Tom Ryan Praises DMEPOS Relief Act of 2023

Rallying support for H.R. 5555 will be a priority, the association said.

Medicare Rate Relief Bill Introduced in U.S. House

The new bill is the DMEPOS Relief Act of 2023.

NRRTS Launches Guidelines for CRT Repairs

Repair guidelines involve changes for consumers, providers, payers, clinicians, and manufacturers.

HME Business Podcast: Making Quality Improvement an Everyday Goal

Sandra C. Canally of The Compliance Team on quality improvement being a journey rather than a destination.

Briefly: The ISS Announces a Virtual 2024 Event; CBIC Gives a CBP Update

Featuring the International Seating Symposium and the Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor.

NHIA: Rep. Dingell Supports Home Infusion During Energy & Commerce Hearing

Other Members of Congress at the meeting also supported Medicare home infusion improvements.

AAHomecare: Potential Reimbursement Cuts a Top Industry Concern

Funding expected to be a top talking point during Legislative Conference.

Senators Send “In-the-Home” Letter to CMS

Senators Hassan, Blackburn, Casey, and Duckworth were the authors.

Briefly: The AARC Is Voting, Medline Identifies Industry Challenges, and NCPA Plans for Annual Conference

Featuring the American Association for Respiratory Care, Medline, and the National Community Pharmacists Association.

Lake Court Medical Supplies Announces New President

The wholesale distributor has promoted from within.

Quipt Makes Multi-State Acquisition

The respiratory specialist will expand its coverage in Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana.

New Bill to Provide Path for Titanium, Carbon Fiber Wheelchair Upgrades

H.R. 5371 was introduced by Rep. John Joyce (R-Pa.) on Sept. 8.

Permobil Acquires Canada’s PDG Mobility

PDG is known for its range of manual tilt-in-space wheelchairs.

NCOA Provides Pulse Oximeter Guidance for Consumers

New article from the National Council on Aging answers FAQs on how to use pulse oximeters at home.

AAHomecare Launches Continuing Education Survey

The association is asking for input on the sorts of classes that would be most beneficial to home medical equipment suppliers.

Briefly: Last Call for HME Market Survey & an Internship Opportunity for RTs

Featuring the American Association for Homecare and the American Association for Respiratory Care.

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