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May 30, 2016


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Featured Content

3 Ways Technology Facilitates Better Care
Tablet-based software creates a more interactive patient experience

How You Can Survive Lower Oxygen Reimbursements
Moving to a non-delivery model may save you money in the long run

Save Your Company Money with a Motor Vehicle Safety Program
A motor vehicle safety program can help your company save on insurance

SPECIAL: From the Hill

OIG Reports Suppliers in Round 2 Did Not Have Appropriate Licenses
Some contract suppliers in Round 2 of the Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding Program had not met all of the competitive bidding licensure requirements.

AAHomecare: OIG Report Raises More Questions About Competitive Bidding
“The fact that it took two years to get this report just solidifies our view that CMS can't evaluate the patient impacts caused by recent deep cuts for rural providers in just six months before plowing ahead with a new round of cuts on July 1,” said Tom Ryan, president & CEO of AAHomecare.

CQRC: OIG Report Signals Flaws in Competitive Bidding Program
Respiratory care leaders emphasized that the report findings further demonstrate the need for legislation to slow down the implementation of scheduled Medicare cuts applying competitive bidding rates to noncompetitive bidding areas.

AAHomecare Responds to CMS’s Competitive Bidding Data

Groups Send Letter to Congress Urging Passage of PADME Act

AAHomecare, VGM Unite for Consumer Advocacy



HomeCare Editors’ Top 5: Week of May 30
Five can’t-miss stories from the major news outlets

Home Health Startup Focuses on Senior Care in New Jersey
Care Assist, LLC, a home health care provider based in Union, New Jersey, opened its doors last month to assist seniors and their families throughout northern and central New Jersey.

Get “In the Zone” at Abilities Expo Chicago
Abilities Expo Chicago will introduce the Abilities Meet Up Zone at the Chicago Abilities Expo on June 24–26, 2016.


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