Plus, gathering information about infections
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HomeCare Monday
June 18, 2018


Upcoming Events
MedPAC Recommends Expanding Competitive Bidding
On June 15, 2018, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) issued its annual report to Congress. The commission recommended that more products be included in the Medicare competitive bid program. Read more.


Study Could Boost Homecare’s Value-Based Position
Many older patients at risk for infections are receiving home health care services. Certain conditions such as diabetic wounds or surgical site healing, and certain services such as parenteral nutrition or tending to bladder and bowel needs, raise the risk of infections. The Columbia University School of Nursing invites providers to help develop best practices for infection control and prevention. Read more about the project.



The Changing Oxygen Market
The Changing Oxygen Market
The oxygen market has faced challenges from many sides—CMS competitive bidding, changing consumer preferences and material shortages, to name a few. Industry experts weigh in on these challenges, and more, in HomeCare’s Oxygen Market Q&A.


Marketing Fundamentals
Marketing Fundamentals
At the break-neck speed required to conduct business these days, it can be easy to forget the fundamentals of solid marketing. Sensible marketing communication strategies inside.



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Industry Insights
Trump’s Tariffs—The Latest  
Texas Providers Keep Watch on MCOs  
CMS Covers Smart Glucose Monitoring  
Firebreaks Welcomed for Home Oxygen  
Gamifying Pain Management  
Linden Acquires Solara  
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