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In brief: CMS awards new bid contracts, QIC overturns denials

April 18, 2014HME News Staff

HONOLULU - CMS has awarded new competitive bidding contracts to two local providers in Hawaii: Aloha Medical and American Home Care Systems. To date, just 13 of the 97 providers who accepted contracts as part of Round 2 of competitive bidding were located in Hawaii. The move is in response to concerns raised by the Hawaiian congressional delegation and the Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH) about decreased access to equipment and services. “We appreciate that CMS has taken a positive step...

Audits, Competitive Bidding, Denials, DHS, Face to face requirement

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In brief: Industry keeps CMS on defensive, F&P raises guidance

February 21, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - HME industry stakeholders are keeping a close eye on the “doc fix,” a bill that could hold either potential or pitfalls. Stakeholders see the bill as a vehicle for key points of their market-pricing program to replace Medicare's competitive bidding program, but rumors abound on the Hill that lawmakers are considering applying bid rates to Medicaid to pay for the fix. “It's difficult to know what's going to happen,” said Cara Bachenheimer, senior vice president...

Competitive Bidding, DHS, F&P, Jaysec

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Dynamic Healthcare Services buys Evanko Respiratory

November 5, 2012HME News Staff

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Dynamic Healthcare Services (DHS) announced Nov. 5, 2012, that it has acquired Evanko Respiratory. Evanko, a distributor of sleep/respiratory equipment and mobility products, is based in Hazleton, Pa. DHS hopes the acquisition can give the company further regional traction in a key area. “Evanko is perfectly positioned to provide opportunity for DHS growth in one of our strategic areas—Hazleton, Pa.,” stated Terry Luft, president and CEO of DHS, in a press release....

DHS, Evanko

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