Sleep Nation Inc Nabs All 100 Medicare CBAs

April 22, 2013
FRANKLIN, TN – Sleep Nation Inc, a corporation that bills itself as a “a national provider of CPAP supplies,” announced last week that it has signed contracts with CMS to be reimbursed for all competitive bid markets in the United States. A

Subcontract Agreements: Hot Buton Issues in the Comp Bidding Arena

April 22, 2013
AMARILLO, TX – CMS announced the final rule for competitive bidding on April 10, 2007.1 In the final rule, CMS indicated that contract suppliers may subcontract with non-contract suppliers as long as the subcontractor has not been “excluded f

AAHomecare Pushes Power Mobility Issues on Capitol Hill

April 22, 2013
Meticulous preparation by complex rehab advocates will likely pay off next week when Sen Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is expected to introduce a Senate companion bill to H.R. 942, the Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Tec

Medtrade Spring Digital Conference Library Now Available

April 15, 2013
ALPHARETTA, GA – Unable to be at Medtrade Spring last month? You can still get access to all of the detailed conference sessions with the Medtrade Digital Conference Library. Those not able to attend Medtrade Spring can “attend” a m

Stark Guidelines for Renting Equipment From a Physician

April 15, 2013
AMARILLO, TX – The Ethics in Patient Referrals Act, or Stark law, provides that “if a physician has a financial relationship with an entity” that provides certain designated health services (durable medical equipment), then the physician is

What the CMS Contractors are Asking Your Patients

April 7, 2013
AMARILLO, TX – Over the past several years, CMS contractors (NSC, PSCs, ZPICs, and others) have become increasingly aggressive in scrutinizing operations of HME suppliers. As they always have, the contractors continue to review patient files. H