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MedPAC updates healthcare spending


WASHINGTON – Medicare was the single largest purchaser of personal health care in 2017, according to a new report from the Medicare Payment Advisory Committee.

Head banging

Friday, July 28, 2017

In case you missed it, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPac) in June published

HME spending drops to 1.25%


WASHINGTON – While overall Medicare spending has increased more than 175% from 2000 to 2014, spending on HME accounted for just 1.25% of overall Medicare spending in 2014, dropping from a 2% share 10 years earlier, according to AAHomecare’s

Medicare saves with HME, study says


WATERLOO, Iowa – Medicare sees significant cost savings when it preserves spending on home medical equipment, according to a new study unveiled at The VGM Group’s Heartland Confere

Study: Up-front spending on O&P saves money long term


WASHINGTON - Providing patients with orthotic and prosthetic devices saves taxpayers money in the long term, according to the findings of a new study released Aug. 27.