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In brief: AAH finds big decreases in 2017 fee schedule, Quantum sponsors seat elevation study

December 23, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - There will be an average decrease in reimbursement of 36.8% in 2017 for the top 25 HCPCS codes for HME, according to a new analysis by AAHomecare of the new reimbursement compared to 2016 and 2015 reimbursement. Low-air loss mattresses (E0277) will see the biggest hit: about a 58% decrease in reimbursement, on average, in 2017 vs. 2016. To perform the analysis of the recently released 2017 fee schedule, AAH segmented eight geographical regions and averaged the reimbursement for all the...

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ResMed taps Nunez as new chief medical officer

December 21, 2016HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed has named Dr. Carlos Nunez chief medical officer effective Jan. 3. Nunez most recently served as senior vice president of medical affairs for Becton, Dickinson and Company. He will be based in ResMed's San Diego headquarters and will report to CEO Mick Farrell and President/COO Rob Douglas. Nunez has more than two decades of leadership experience in the medical field, with a focus on aligning the clinical realities of modern healthcare with the business strategies of global enterprises....

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