YARMOUTH, Maine – Two weeks after CMS’s announcement of severe cuts in Round 2 single payment amounts, the initial spirit of defiance has not waned.
A policy change by one of the nation’s largest insurers has some HME providers feeling the blues, say industry stakeholders.
WASHINGTON – Medical facilities and durable medical equipment suppliers were the most frequent subjects of criminal cases for Medicare and Medicaid fraud, according to an Oct. 9 report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
I interviewed Julian Gordon, the president and founder of Amramp, recently. In case you’re not familiar with Amramp, it’s a South Boston, Mass.-based manufacturer of portable wheelchair ramps.
YARMOUTH, Maine – In today's business and reimbursement environment, HME providers don't want to leave money on the table.
INDIANAPOLIS – It looks like another layer of prepayment reviews are on their way to home medical equipment providers.
GULFPORT, Miss. – Earlier this year, provider David Wolf added conversion vans to his product offerings. He failed miserably, but he won't be deterred.
WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are sorting through reports of more than 300 HME providers closing up shop thanks to Round 1 of competitive bidding.
PHOENIX – Global Medical Equipment of America (GMEA) looked to its own backyard for its latest acquisition, acquiring American Southwest CPM & Medical Supply. Both companies are based in Phoenix.
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – For more than 10 years, Wright & Filippis has given itself an “edge” on the competition by hosting an annual event for referral sources.
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