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Tomorrow Health Moves to Fully Automate DME Orders

The healthcare technology company has launched its Clinical Rules Engine, which should streamline and systematize DME orders, and ultimately drive more care to the home setting.

Mobius DME Unveils Provider 'Platform-as-a-Service'

Mobius provides HME businesses with a platform that guides patients through the HME/DME process in a similar way to how they shop for other products.

David Kopf

Editor’s Note

Aging Independently — and Differently

There is a trend among the aging population that providers need to understand.

AAHomecare: Keep Up the Pressure

With the clock ticking, association urges HME providers to tell their Senators and Representatives to include critical DME reimbursement provisions in any year-end omnibus spending legislation.

Provider Strategy

Data Rich, Insight Poor

HME providers can collect an infinite pool of data, but they need tools that let them identify trends and see how to improve care.

AAHomecare Analyzes CMS’s New Oxygen LCD

AAHomecare provides a point-by-point breakdown of the new LCD, which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2023.

Quality Biomedical Releases QTag Stickers

The QR code stickers help smooth and facilitate the repair process as well as reinforce providers’ chain of custody for devices.

HME Woman of the Year Ceremony Slated for Dec. 15

The finalists have been announced and the 2022 HME Woman of the Year will be announced during a special virtual ceremony.

CAIRE to Acquire MGC Diagnostics Holdings

Taking on MGC will add non-invasive cardiorespiratory diagnostic systems, accessories and consumables to CAIRE’s product lineup.

Medtrade Offering SmartSaver Rates Dec. 5 to Dec. 16

The SmartSaver rates offer the lowest-possible fees for attending the annual conference and expo, which runs March 28-30 in Dallas.



CMS Makes Sizable CPI-U Rate Adjustments for DME

The 6.4% to 9.1% increases are much larger than typical CPI-U modifications and should help providers contend with costs. However, advocates say more needs to be done.

OxyGo Enters the Sleep Therapy Market

The portable oxygen device maker has launched OxyGo SLEEP, which offers CPAP and BPAP devices, travel batteries, sanitizers, accessories and an online compliance portal.

Advocates Call for Changes to Wheelchair Repair Bill

AAHomecare, NCART and HOMES send a letter calling on the leadership of the Massachusetts legislature to make several changes to SB 3136.

Providers Urged to Help End-of-Year DME Reimbursement Relief

AAHomecare calls on HME providers to tell their Senators and Representatives to include two key DME reimbursement provisions in any year-end omnibus spending legislation.

Quantum Launches TRU-Balance 4 Positioning System

The power positioning system provides 10, 20, or 30 degrees of power anterior tilt to help users perform tasks of daily life.

House Passes the Lymphedema Treatment Act

The legislation would require CMS to reimburse the cost of compression garments needed for ongoing lymphedema treatment.

OPGA Recognizes 2022 Freedom Award Recipients

Orthotic and Prosthetic Group of America honors 31 O&P providers for their work in caring for military personnel.

Exokinetics Opens Funding for Elevating Walker-Chair

Available to the public via SeedInvest, new Series B Funding broadens manufacturing capacity for Zeen walker, which lifts users and supports them as they walk.

Encore Healthcare and Buckeye Home Medical Partner

The respiratory and sleep software company and respiratory HME provider work together to implement a new approach to home respiratory care model.

Vendor Viewpoint

Looking to Raise Capital? Look Across the Pond

Belluscura follows other medical device makers successfully raising equity on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM.

CMS Publishes Post-PHE Audit Guidance

In the first guidance on how it will handle audits after the Covid-19 public health emergency, CMS offers clarifications on dates of service and the nature of the audits.

Sunrise Will Offer VA Patients Installs of LUCI’s Safety System

The wheelchair manufacturer will offer VA patients the option for a factory installation of LUCI’s safety technology system on QUICKIE power wheelchairs.

Eversense CGM System Now Connects With Apple Health

Now diabetes patients using the Eversense CGM Systems can view their glucose data alongside all their other health metrics in the Apple Health app,

Business Solutions

Outsourced Billing: Taking a Second Look

The forces pushing providers to reexamine RCM services, and how providers can integrate outsourced billing into their businesses.

AAHomecare Unveils ‘The Value of HME’

Created by the association’s Payer Relations Council, the new brochure aims to help providers show payers how they deliver value to patients while reducing costs.

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