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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Association has posted a quick online survey to gauge what the industry would like to do for the event. Deadline is Jan. 29.
Orthotic and Prosthetic Group of America aims to help its online visitors find information more easily and includes a members-only portal.
Under the new “block grant” waiver, the Tennessee Medicaid program will be able to service patients with less federal oversight. CMS approved the waiver for 10 years.
New marketing services company blends three VGM business units: VGM Marketing, VGM Events and Hellman, a marketing agency acquired by VGM in 2018.
The extension pushes the previous expiration date from Jan. 8 to Jan. 31 and United noted that it includes oxygen can be delivered without prior authorization.
A follow-up to its 2018 effort, the survey helps tabulate the cost of provisioning HME products and services. This new effort aims at understanding how COVID-19 has changed that cost structure.
AAHomecare's Ryan reflects on four-year advocacy effort to change the budget-neutrality cuts that hurt providers and users of oxygen equipment and services in rural areas.
Angela Smalley, Ph.D., BOCPD, COF, brings to the board more than five years’ experience in the O&P profession, as well as knowledge of the latest advancements in medtech.
Move adds additional resources and expertise to Numotion's medical supplies business, which offers catheters, incontinence, ostomy, and advanced wound care products.
Buy brings tools and systems used to manage, store and disseminate key corporate communications and information to the member service group's portfolio.