HomeCare Monday

June 20, 2016


The AffloVest is the first truly portable High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) vest that promotes airway clearance and lung secretion mobilization prescribed in the treatment of respiratory diseases like Bronchiectasis, Cystic Fibrosis, MS, ALS, and other neuromuscular diseases. The AffloVest is reimbursed by Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance and is made in the USA.

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5 Common Accreditation Deficiencies You May Have
When you become accredited, you agree to maintain the accreditation standards for all three years, not just the few months prior to and following your triennial survey

This App Can Help Your Home Modification Business
Live at Home Pro assists home accessibility providers working in the field

How to Improve Employee Relationships
Understand who caregivers are and how they prefer to be appreciated by their employers


HomeCare Editors’ Top 5: Week of June 13
Medicare’s Efforts to Curb Backlog of Appeals Not Sufficient and other can’t miss stories from the major news outlets

Rural Relief Legislation Enters Senate Hotline Process
The legislation going through the hotline is similar to S. 2736, The Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act, but has been changed by the original lead sponsors in response to a revised CBO score on the original bill that nullified its previous budget-neutral status.

Don’t Miss Early Registration for Medtrade 2016
Early registration for Medtrade, the Fall edition of the nation’s premiere HME trade show, opens on Monday, June 20.

CQRC Rejects CMS Claims About Competitive Bidding Access
More time is needed to sort through this information and understand what is really happening and why COPD patients are not realizing the same benefits from alternative payment models and value-based purchasing.

Medtrade 2016 Presenters Watching Capitol Hill
“Our presenters are optimistic, but also realistic. They know that changing times demand real solutions, and they have been charged with helping providers find those solutions,” said Kevin Gaffney.

Philips Respironics Teams with Huffington Post Editor to Promote Quality Sleep
As part of an ongoing collaboration, Philips invited Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post and author of The Sleep Revolution, to serve as a special guest speaker and share her passion for healthy sleep at the Philips salon dinner during SLEEP 2016.

VGM Seeks Nominations for HME Woman of the Year
VGM announced the award at the 2016 Heartland Conference. The winner will be announced at Medtrade 2016 in Atlanta.

New Web-Accessibility Guidelines Could Affect Your Business
VGM Forbin is hosting a webinar to explain the new Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, and when and how business owner need to comply.


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