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Act fast on SMART Act, stakeholders say


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are pushing providers to act fast on a bill delaying the inclusion of non-invasive ventilators in competitive bidding for five years.

AdaptHealth posts first earnings report


PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – AdaptHealth reported net revenue of $136.5 million and net sales of $83.1 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, an increase of 33.6% and 44.5%, respectively, from the same period last year.

Allegheny Health tapped for Home Recovery Care


PITTSBURGH and NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Allegheny Health Network will provide DME, home infusion and other homecare products and services as part of a new joint venture between health insurer Highmark Health and Contessa.

Stakeholders run with vent bill

‘They are very concerned about CMS and they want a remedy’

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are prioritizing the 180 members of the House of Representatives who signed a letter asking CMS to drop non-invasive vents from competitive bidding to now support H.R. 4945.

Viemed bolsters growth plans


LAFAYETTE, La. – Viemed Healthcare has racked up new payer contracts and added multi-function ventilators to its product portfolio, as it pushes to have a larger presence nationwide.

Invacare targets convergence in 2020


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare’s not done cost cutting, but it’s now in a place where it can also focus on increasing revenues through new product launches, says Matt Monaghan.




HME NewsPoll December 2019

Payers are increasingly using third-party administrators to coordinate DME for their members, despite numerous concerns from industry stakeholders. Sleep Solutions in Michigan, for example, sent out an alert to its customers who are BCBS PPO members that the insurer has hired Northwood, a TPA, to manage their DME needs.