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Women’s health advocates ready to drum up support for legislation

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06/30/2017

WASHINGTON – A recently introduced bill seeking Medicare coverage for wigs is an exciting step forward for women’s health, say advocates.

Legislation seeks Medicare coverage for wigs

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06/27/2017

WASHINGTON – A new bill in the House of Representatives would pave the way for wigs to be covered as durable medical equipment.

Women’s conference seeks speakers

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03/16/2017

MINNEAPOLIS – Essentially Women is seeking speakers for its annual FOCUS conference, scheduled to take place here on Sept. 16.

In brief: Mum’s still the word at CMS, Drive makes buy

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01/13/2017

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders were still waiting for word from CMS at press time on Friday on how the agency plans to retroactively delay a second round of reimbursement cuts in non-competitive bidding areas.

Save the date: Essentially Women sets fall conference

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01/10/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – Essentially Women has scheduled its annual education conference and trade show for Sept. 16-18 in Minneapolis. “We’re excited to bring our members and vendors to the Midwest next fall,” said Christa Miehe, president, in a press release.

Essentially Women holds annual conference

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10/18/2016

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Nearly 250 members, vendor partner representatives, speakers and consultants attended Essentially Women’s education conference here Sept. 25-26. The two-day conference offered 19 sessions, and the opportunity to earn and maintain CEUs.

'Full slate' of education on tap for annual event

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08/19/2016

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Under new ownership, Essentially Women’s annual Focus Conference is primed to inject fresh energy into women’s health providers.

In brief: Growth in healthcare spending lower than average, CMS backs unique device identifiers

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07/15/2016

WASHINGTON – Total healthcare spending growth is expected to average 5.8% annually over 2015-2025, according to a report published July 13 by Health Affairs and authored by CMS’s Office of the Actuary.

Organizers announce ‘world changing’ speaker

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07/12/2016

WATERLOO, Iowa – Organizers of Essentially Women’s Focus Conference have announced best-selling author, entrepreneur and cancer survivor David Wagner as keynote speaker.

In brief: Apria gives enterals another shot, HME providers make their case to SBA

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03/18/2016

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has stepped back into the home enterals market with the launch of Refresh, its new support program.

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