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Trickle-down effect: Tricare rates nosedive

‘We hope this will wake some people up,’ AAH’s Williard says
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08/26/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers were caught off-guard when Tricare, the healthcare program for uniformed services members and their families, began ratcheting down its reimbursement rates to below Medicare’s new reduced rates.

State association news: AZMESA, WAMES shake it up

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08/26/2016

PHOENIX & WILD ROSE, Wis. – The Arizona Medical Equipment Suppliers Association is changing its name to Southwest Medical Equipment Suppliers Association to expand its support to HME providers.

In brief: AAH launches PR campaign, Pride updates MAP Policy

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08/26/2016

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has partnered with DCI Group, a public relations firm, to help move bid relief legislation forward.

Nevada: Coalition collects 100K signatures to end tax

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08/19/2016

RENO, Nev. – Doug Bennett, owner of Bennett Medical Services, is leading a grueling process to exempt DME from Nevada’s state sales tax.

Maine: Medicaid programs rescinds bid-related cuts

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08/19/2016

AUGUSTA, Maine – HME providers were ready for a fight with Medicaid officials over recent reimbursement cuts, but they were pleasantly surprised it turned out to be mostly unnecessary.

New York: TwinMed becomes preferred vendor

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08/19/2016

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – New York provider Dan DeSimone says he needs more details before he chooses TwinMed for incontinence products.

Nowhere to hide: Reimbursement cuts multiply

‘We cannot survive’ wrote one poll respondent
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08/19/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Third-party payers have wasted no time applying recently reduced Medicare pricing, respondents to the latest HME Newspoll say.

In brief: Drive explains sale, ResMed and F&P trade lawsuits

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08/19/2016

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Drive Medical has sent a letter to its customers in response to reports that private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is close to buying the company.

Inc. recognizes HME on 5000 list

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08/18/2016

NEW YORK – The HME industry continues to make its mark on Inc. Magazine's 35th annual 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies in the country.

In brief: PE firm buys NSM, another firm close to buying Drive

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08/12/2016

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Court Square Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm.

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