On Oct. 31, the four DME MAC medical directors sent letters to physicians in their respective jurisdictions asking them to document visits and exams for power mobility devices. "You should record the... Read more >
The denial reason code CO150 (Payment adjusted because the payer deems the information submitted does not support this level of service) is No. 5 on the list of RemitDATA's Top 10 denial codes for... Read more >
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WASHINGTON--On Thursday, the Senate unanimously approved a bill that would clarify the intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act and “ensure that all Americans with disabilities are... Read more >
ARLINGTON, Va.--After months of discussion and study, the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America has rolled out its plan to combine the Assistive Technology... Read more >
Quantum Rehab/Ultralight Litestream XF rigidizing double-X folding frame designed to give versatility and performance of solid frame while folding to a nine-inch width for transporting aluminum... Read more >
It lets us converse with others, sing along to the radio and play a flute. Without it, we couldn't taste that chocolate cake and lick our lips. But since when can a tongue open a door, operate a... Read more >
ATLANTA--Even as HME providers are gearing up for a 9.5 percent reimbursement reduction in 10 product categories Jan. 1, complex rehab stakeholders are racing against the clock to get the segment... Read more >
HME providers who want to expand their cash sales would do well to look at adding vehicle lifts to their product mix, experts say. “Given the challenges facing the industry, specifically with... Read more >
With an aging population opting for home care over hospital and nursing home care, the demand for lifts and transfer devices will continue to rise, experts say. “Pure demographics say we'll see... Read more >
Propelled by a flurry of potential reimbursement cuts that could imperil providers and beneficiary access alike, the National Coalition for Assistive and Rehab Technology has authorized a two-year... Read more >
The American Association for Homecare's Rehab and Assistive Technology Council is working on a long list of “musts” for this year. While the following are the council's 2008 priorities,... Read more >
Thompson Home Medical Equipment in Traverse City, Mich., faces issues common to HME businesses across the country: The company is struggling to provide the most appropriate equipment and services in... Read more >