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Short takes: Medforce, Circadiance, AOPA, FODAC

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03/29/2017

Medforce Technologieshas joined the National Association for Home Care and Hospice. “We have experienced solid growth in the home health sector over the past several years,” said Esther Apter, Medforce CEO.

AOPA: Send us your ideas for pilot programs

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03/03/2017

WASHINGTON – The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association, in partnership with the Center for O&P Learning & Evidence-Based Practice, has unveiled its 2017 requ

President proposes bidding for O&P

Plan for fiscal year 2017 also includes urologicals, ostomy and inhalation drugs
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03/21/2016

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders say they’ll stay vigilant, but the president’s proposed plan to include all orthotics and prosthetics as part of Medicare’s competitive bidding program shouldn’t cause panic.

Short takes: Lincare, Golden Technologies, Medtrade, AOPA

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12/10/2015

Lincareis once again a member of AAHomecare after failing to renew its membership in 2008 …Golden Technologies has named Carrie Ernest as its new marketin

In brief: ICD-10 goes live, BraunAbility sells to investment firm

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10/02/2015

WASHINGTON – ICD-10 went into effect Oct. 1, but it will be several days, if not a month, before the impact of the new code system sets in.

Short takes: Brightree, AOPA, Masimo, Nonin

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09/29/2015

Brightree’s electronic health record solution for home health and hospice has been selected by Merida Health Care Group.

In brief: Apria goes big for PERS, Drive buys HurryCane

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08/21/2015

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has expanded an agreement to offer PERS devices.

Lawmakers weigh in on O&P

‘Get this done,’ agrees AOPA
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05/29/2015

WASHINGTON – Lawmakers recently sent a letter to CMS demanding the agency enforce long-established O&P licensure and certification requirements.

O&P bill tackles accreditation, audit issues

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03/27/2015

WASHINGTON – Lawmakers in the House of Representatives and Senate introduced bills last week that seek to apply accreditation and licensure requirements to O&P providers who bill Medicare.

Gov’t also takes hit under ‘monster backlog’ of appeals

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03/20/2015

WASHINGTON – The years-long delay in the appeals process at the administrative law judge level is costly for both providers and CMS, says a new report.

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