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2014-07-01 23:05:00

In the coming years, the Home Medical Equipment Rentals industry will benefit from more people with private insurance and an aging population; nevertheless, increased Medicare and Medicaid regulations may hamper industry operations in the five years to 2019. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Home Medical Equipment Rentals industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Home Medical Equipment Rentals...

2014-06-25 23:13:50

Enhancements Enable a Cohesive, No-Touch Resupply Solution Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 CareTouch Communications, Inc. released an enhanced version of their CareTouch360™ platform that supports One-way and Two-way billing system integration. The open system solution communicates with most billing systems, pulling data directly from the Home Medical Equipment (HME) provider and enabling streamlined implementation of patient outreach. One-way integration allows the HME provider to...

2014-06-18 16:26:56

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare is excited to announce that registration is open for Medtrade 2014, on October 20-23 in Atlanta, Georgia. Medtrade is the largest national educational and buying event for the home medical equipment industry, owned and produced by Emerald Expositions. Medtrade attracts thousands of home medical equipment providers, home health care professionals, and leading manufacturers of home health care...

2014-06-10 23:03:23

National buying group and industry-leading HME solutions provider continue long-term relationship. Atlanta and Waterloo, IA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Brightree, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, announced today that it has signed a new multi-year agreement with VGM Group, Inc. VGM has agreed to continue its exclusive relationship with Brightree with respect to home medical equipment (HME) business...

2014-05-29 23:08:38

No fees for integrated electronic purchasing program ATLANTA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Brightree, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, announced today that it has strengthened its electronic data exchange relationship with McKesson Medical-Surgical Minnesota Supply Inc. Brightree will now offer electronic purchasing transactions and initial program setup at no charge for Brightree customers through...

2014-05-29 23:01:44

January’s acquisition of Air-Care Home Health, Inc. leads Aeroflow Healthcare to unprecedented growth. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Aeroflow Healthcare’s expansion into northwest South Carolina has allowed for a seamless transition for hundreds of previous Air-Care patients, while offering a wider range of durable medical equipment (DME) products to new patients. Beyond oxygen therapy, Aeroflow Healthcare now brings a specialized COPD pathway program, mobility assistance and...

2014-05-01 16:33:10

JACKSON, Miss., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to the controversial bidding program operated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a Mississippi senior citizen cannot access critical oxygen therapy and CPAP supplies, even though she works part-time for a local medical supply company, according to the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare). Danyelle Carroll, owner of Mobility Medical, told AAHomecare about the ordeal involving Medicare's...

2014-04-30 08:34:09

DOUGLAS, Georgia, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coffee Regional Medical Center (CRMC) announced today its decision to implement the EarlySense System which will now offer continuous and contact-free monitoring on all general care beds. The investment in the EarlySense System is in line with CRMC's mission to provide the highest-quality healthcare in a safe and caring environment for both patients and families. Constant surveillance of patients and getting to the...

2014-04-18 12:22:45

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite mounting criticism of the Medicare bidding program for durable medical equipment (DME), the President's fiscal year 2015 budget includes a proposal to use the program's unrealistically low reimbursement rates for Medicaid. It's bad enough that the bidding program's reimbursement rates, which the government sets virtually arbitrarily, will be applied to areas not yet covered by the controversial program by 2016 unless...

2014-04-18 12:22:42

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An array of clinicians and advocates for Medicare patients, as well as home medical equipment providers, manufacturers, and trade groups, sharply oppose a proposal by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand the prices of goods and services under their bid procurement program to non-bid areas throughout the country, says the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare). AAHomecare reviewed the public...


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