HomeCare Editors’ Top 5: Week of April 4
Five can’t-miss stories from the major news outlets
DME Providers Voice Concerns During SBA Regulatory Fairness Event
Home medical equipment providers from across Wyoming and parts of Colorado testified two weeks ago during the Small Business Administration’s Regulatory Fairness meeting.
VGM Heartland Conference Announces Education Lineup for 2016
The education lineup includes 16 categories with presentations from more than 50 industry experts speaking on topics ranging from billing and reimbursement, respiratory, retail, accessibility, compliance and mobility, to name a few.
CMS Works to Improve Care for Nursing Facility Residents
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced last week it will test whether a new payment model for nursing facilities and practitioners will further reduce avoidable hospitalizations, lower combined Medicare and Medicaid spending and improve the quality of care received by nursing facility residents.
Your Voice is Needed on House Legislation Regarding Rural Reimbursement Cuts
With a July 1 deadline looming for additional Medicare reimbursement cuts for suppliers in rural and other non-bid areas, there’s an urgent need to get House companion legislation to S. 2736 introduced with a strong round of original co-sponsors.
Philips Shows Off Innovation at Prestigious Product Design Awards
The Red Dot jury, consisting of 41 independent designers, design professors and specialized journalists, evaluated all entries according to strict criteria, including degree of innovation, functionality, ergonomics, quality, symbolic and emotional content, ecological compatibility and durability.