HomeCare Editors’ Top 5: Week of January 11
Five can’t-miss stories from the major news outlets
What You Need to Know About HME Audit Key: An Update
The initial HME Audit Key test survey from earlier this year tracked audits received from October 2014 through June 2015.
Medicare Protection Act Signed into Law
President Obama signed The Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act (S. 2425) into law yesterday.
Could It Be You? VGM Heartland Conference Searches for Speakers
Registration for the conference has opened and as organizers solidify plans for the three-day event, the search for new presenters continues.
CMS Releases Prior Authorization Rule
CMS Tuesday issued a final rule, “Medicare Program: Prior Authorization Process for Certain Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies,” that would establish a prior authorization process for certain DMEPOS items that they cite as frequently subject to unnecessary utilization.
Smart Home Services to Have Major Impact on Tech Adoption
In a recent GfK global survey, consumers said they expect smart home services to have a big impact on their lives.
Why Joystick Location Matters for Power Wheelchair Users
A PWC provides indoor and outdoor mobility and a positive impact on user self-esteem, participation in social activities, and access to jobs and education. Conservative estimates of the number of people worldwide who use a PWC exceed one million.