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Bid relief nears finish line


WASHINGTON – The HME industry is within spitting distance of rolling back certain Medicare reimbursement cuts after the 21st Century Cures Act sailed through the House of Representatives last week.

Cures Act passes House


WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives yesterday passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which includes important HME-related provisions, by a margin of 392 to 26.

Bid relief ‘in the mix’


WASHINGTON – Amid the chaos in Washington, D.C., industry stakeholders have been crisscrossing the Hill to ensure relief from Medicare’s competitive bidding program doesn’t get lost in the shuffle.

Trump, man of mystery

Stakeholders latch on to president-elect’s stances on small government

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are looking ahead at what a Trump presidency could mean for HME.

AAHomecare returns to Crystal City


ARLINGTON, Va. – AAHomecare is relocating its offices from Washington, D.C., to Arlington, Va., to save on rent andput membership dues to better use. The change will also allow the association to reach Capitol Hill faster, it says.

The year of the woman

Davin, Cross sweep awards at Medtrade

ATLANTA – Two women took home prestigious awards at Medtrade this year.

Final push for rural bid relief


When the HME industry last year began to take in the full potential effects of the looming application of bidding-derived pricing for rural and other non-bid areas, providers and industry stakeholders alike were alarmed at potential cuts of 50% or more for many

New study is wake-up call for providers, says Ryan


WASHINGTON – Medicare payments under the competitive bidding program are below providers’ costs and therefore unsustainable, says a new study.

Reimbursement doesn’t cover costs, study says


WASHINGTON – Medicare reimbursement rates cover, on average, only 88% of overall costs for companies providing HME products and services, according to a new study released yesterday by AAHomecare.