Citing errors in the December 2020 schedule, this new release includes adjustments to more than 900 HCPCS codes.
Industry’s national association will host a Virtual Washington Legislative Conference on Sept. 29 that will feature online meetings with lawmakers.
Grassroots Accountability Project from AAHomecare, VGM and state associations is looking for providers in key states to become industry advocates.
After announcing earlier that it was moving the event from April to July 12-14, Emerald assures attendees that the Phoenix Convention Center has beat the summer heat.
March 23-25 event for N.Y. and N.J. providers offers a variety of conference sessions across multiple tracks and includes CEU opportunities as well.
The company’s narrowest power wheelchair in the QUICKIE power portfolio will go where other power chairs can’t.
The resource helps VGM members decide whether or not a wound care program is right for their business.
New paper discusses a range of topics, from preparing for a successful visit to determining whether telehealth is a good option for individual clients.
- By Laurie Watanabe
- Feb 24, 2021
March 17-19 online event features live presentations with discussion time as well as on-demand CEU educational sessions.
Survey respondents think they know what sleep apnea is, but majority aren’t aware of interconnected health risks, don’t trust wearable sleep trackers, and have specific concerns about sleep testing.
- By David Kopf
- Feb 18, 2021
New lawmaker representing Iowa’s 2nd congressional district sits down with VGM staff to learn about a range of issues and challenges facing HME businesses.
Providers serving patients during rough winter storms are urged to share their stories with industry association to help advocates demonstrate HME and homecare’s value to lawmakers, regulators.
Company that offers reimbursement, financial and revenue cycle management solutions for HME providers and pharmacies rolls out a new site designed to help them find solutions faster.
Acquisition of West Virginia provider will help Aeroflow extend reach into West Virginia and the Ohio Valley.
The first edition of 2021 for the Playbook highlights various trends and opportunities facing HME providers. Members can download a PDF of the Playbook from VGM's website.
New bi-level PAP therapy device represents 3B Medical's third generation platform and includes algorithm that senses and adjusts pressure settings to ensure airway patency.
- By David Kopf
- Feb 04, 2021
After CMS recently approved block grants for Medicaid, the Biden administration made announcements that could jeopardize the waivers. Measure introduced by Sen. Blackburn would protect TennCare's recently acquired block grant waiver.
As Congress negotiates COVID-19 relief, AAHomecare backs push urging Congressional leaders to include H.R. 315 in their legislation, which would extend the Medicare sequester moratorium through the PHE.
Purchase lets Nebraska provider of homeware and support services for people with disabilities and seniors expands into New England area.
Procedure is aimed at ensuring DMEPOS supplier locations are open and available for in-person inspections during COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.
Acquisition adds northern Indiana mobility and accessibility provider that is also approved to serve several VA facilities.
New lawmaker serving Iowa's first district meets with VGM leadership as well as VGM Government relations team.
The Round 2021 bids show increases for lead items in most areas compared to the 2020 fee schedule, while bids for non-lead items show mixed results. CMS opted not to award contracts for 13 categories in late October.
Effort aims to track how suppliers’ costs have changed during events such as COVID-19, which is important given that DMEPOS rates are essentially frozen at 2016 levels. Deadline is Feb. 5.
Acquisition helps Hart expand coverage in Michigan, while leveraging additional scale to benefit its partners, referrals and customers