HomeCare Monday

June 27, 2016

Mac’s Lift Gate

The Mac’s Lift Gate Vertical Home Lifts are designed and engineered for everyday home use and can lift up to 750 lbs. and 90 inches high. They are easy to operate, easy to install and virtually maintenance free. Mac’s lifts include a 5-year limited warranty, a non-slip platform, low platform for easy access, and a safety ramp and railing with all rolled edges.

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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.


HomeCare Editors’ Top 5: Week of June 27
OIG Flags 500 Home Health Agencies as Fraud Battle Intensifies and other can’t miss stories from the major news outlets

PADME Act Passes Senate, CQRC Commends Senator Efforts
A companion bill, H.R. 5210, is under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Sit-In Delays Passage of PADME Act in House of Representatives
Ultimately the House went into their planned recess (to July 5) Wednesday, instead of Friday, as planned.

AAHomecare Applauds Passage of PADME Act in Senate
Legislation to delay a new round of cuts to rural and non-bid area suppliers and provide additional fixes to the Medicare competitive bidding program for home medical equipment (HME) was passed by the Senate.

CQRC Calls for Action on PADME Act Following July Recess
“We ask that leaders in the House and Senate come together to advance legislation that retroactively delays the cuts on July 1 as soon as they reconvene,” said Dan Starck, chairman of CQRC.

CMS Releases Competitive Bid Fee Schedule Amounts for July 1
Section 302(b) of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) established requirements for a new competitive bidding program for certain DMEPOS items and services.

Kaiser Permanente Study Reveals Connected CPAP Drives Compliance
More than 500 patients on CPAP therapy received support, including remote, automated coaching from ResMed’s U-Sleep platform.


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