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Aeroflow launches petition to protect breastfeeding support


ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare has created a petition to keep breastfeeding support as a women’s preventative care guideline available through the Affordable Care Act. Currently, pregnant and new mothers are covered for services like breastfeeding support, but these services are “on the chopping block,” the company states in a press release, under a new administration and a new Congress. “Replacement insurance plans may still include preventative care in bits and pieces, but the most vulnerable populations—young mothers and the children they support—will likely be the hardest hit by elimination of these guidelines,” the release states. Aeroflow’s Mom & Baby division provides lactation support, breast pumps and pumping supplies.

O&P stakeholders receive response from petition


YARMOUTH, Maine – O&P stakeholders are underwhelmed by the president’s response to their “We the People” petition asking the White House to rescind Medicare’s proposed coverage requirements for

Stakeholders launch petition in fight over pricing for accessories


WASHINGTON – Stakeholders are now petitioning the Obama Administration to step in and reverse CMS’s plans to apply competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex rehab wheelchairs on Jan. 1.

When it comes to the Better Business Bureau, HME can hold its head high

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

I'm a statistics geek so when I saw a reference to the Better Business Bureau on TV the other night, I decided to visit the group’s Web site to see if it included any information on home medical equipment. And guess what? It did.