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Aeroflow donates to Harvey victims


ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare will donate medical equipment and supplies, including wheelchairs, diapers and bed pads, to residents of Orangefield, Texas, which was hit by Hurricane Harvey in August.

Hurricane Harvey: FODAC helps manage equipment needs


HOUSTON – Representatives from Atlanta-based Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC), which provides mobility aids to people with disabilities, traveled to storm-ravaged Houston this week to help set up and manage national collection and local distribution of DME

Disaster relief: Stakeholders press for policy changes


WASHINGTON – As Hurricane Irma barreled toward Florida last week, industry stakeholders met with CMS officials to discuss serious issues that arise in disaster situations.

CMS issues disaster guidance for DME


WASHINGTON – Medicare will pay for beneficiary-owned DME that has been damaged or destroyed in circumstances related to a declared emergency like Hurricane Harvey.

Hurricane Harvey: Providers begin clean up, question CMS policy


HOUSTON – As the massive flooding left in the wake of Hurricane Harvey began to recede last week, HME providers were starting to assess the damage wrought by the historic storm.