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Fastrack Release First Integrated HME Billing, Infusion Pharmacy & Home Care Agency Software in a Microsoft Environment

FASTRACK HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS announced today the availability of the first integrated DME Billing, Infusion Pharmacy Billing & Home HealthCare Agency Billing Software System. The FASTRACK Integrated IV, HME and Home Care Agency Solution is a Windows and ASP.NET developed product with a single...

DME Billing Lets Home Care Providers Know How They are Doing in Real Time

...are being added including a number that are specific to home health care agencies. Fastrack is the leading provider of software and technology for hme Billing, Respiratory, Infusion Pharmacy and Home Healthcare Agencies offering the only integrated system that addresses all three in one solution. ...

American Association for Homecare Supports Crackdown on Medicare Scammers in Houston, Boston, New York, Louisiana

... a Medicare supplier number. 2) Require Site Inspections for All hme Provider Renewals All renewal applications should require an in-person v...isits should be conducted by NSC during the first year of operation for new hme providers. 5) Require a Six-Month Trial Period for New Providers...

American Association for Homecare Sets the Record Straight About Recent Home Medical Equipment Issues in the News

...s reflect delivery, typically within hours of discharge from a hospital, set-up, maintenance, patient education, and compliance with all regulations. hme represents less than two percent of Medicare spending and is one of the slowest-growing segments in Medicare, increasing by just 0.75 percent annually...

Fastrack Automates Workflow For Homecare Providers

... leading provider of integrated homecare solutions for Home Medical Equipment providers, Infusion Pharmacy and Home Healthcare Agencies. The Fastrack hme Billing Software and DME Billing Software were the first Windows/SQL based systems. The addition of their IV Billing Software and Home Care Billing S...

Congress Must Recognize Homecare as Cost-Effective Part of Health Care Reform

...s been cut by 27 percent so far this year. Another measure aimed at cutting hme costs further is so-called "competitive" bidding. "The American As...c obstructive pulmonary disease. "Another measure aimed at cutting hme costs further has been labeled 'competitive' acquisition. A regulation enac...

Congressmen Mike Ross and Kendrick Meek Introduce Bill to Protect Medicare Patients Who Require Medical Oxygen Therapy at Home

...ith a streamlined system for small providers . Removes oxygen therapy from competitive bidding , which the Association is trying to end for all hme categories. Currently home oxygen policies end reimbursements for oxygen services and equipment after 36 months. The new oxygen rules d...

American Association for Homecare Supports Expanded Federal Efforts by DOJ and HHS to Combat Medicare Fraud

...for a Medicare supplier number. Require Site Inspections for All hme Provider Renewals. All renewal applications should require an in-person vi...s should be conducted by the NSC during the first year of operation for new hme providers. Require a Six-Month Trial Period for New Providers. T...

New Organization Formed To Save Independent Medical Equipment Suppliers

...uppliers formed the Committee to Save Independent hme Suppliers, LLC (CSI: HME) . This non-profit busine...usta, GA, and Managing Director of CSI: HME. "CSI: hme will implement strategies designed to change polit...new path to ensure the concerns of the independent hme provider community are being addressed." To ...

American Association for Homecare Applauds Senate 'STOP' Act, Which Aims to Prevent Medicare Fraud and Abuse

... prevent criminals from abusing Medicare.... While hme fraud only constitutes a small fraction of overall...umber. Require Site Inspections for All hme Provider Renewals All renewal applications should... by NSC during the first year of operation for new hme providers. Require a Six-Month Trial Per...

American Association for Homecare Applauds Senate Subcommittee Efforts to Prevent Waste and Fraud in Medicare; Association Presents 13-Point Legislative Plan to Stop Waste and Fraud

...event criminals from abusing Medicare. "While hme fraud only constitutes a small fraction of overall...number. Require Site Inspections for All hme Provider Renewals: All renewal applications shoul... by NSC during the first year of operation for new hme providers. Require a Six-Month Trial Peri...

American Association for Homecare Applauds President Obama's Plan to Aid Small Businesses

...h will have a negative effect on both patients and hme providers, are set to go into effect next month. ... and it results in job losses and bankruptcies for hme providers at a time when the government is trying ...access and choice. Under this program, most small hme businesses will be forced to close their doors. ...

American Association for Homecare Supports President Obama in His Commitment to Stop Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare

...d to the home medical equipment sector (HME). The hme sector provides oxygen therapy, wheel chairs, diab... American Association for Homecare. "Fraud in the hme sector is only a small portion of total Medicare l...r number. 2. Require Site Inspections for All hme Provider Renewals All renewal applications shou...

American Association for Homecare Proposes to Congress a Medicare Anti-Fraud Action Plan that Includes Increased Penalties, Site Inspection, and Tough Standards

...s for a Medicare supplier number. - Require Site Inspections for All hme Provider Renewals All renewal applications should require an in-person vi...isits should be conducted by NSC during the first year of operation for new hme providers. - Require a Six-Month Trial Period for New Providers Th...

American Association for Homecare Proposes Aggressive 13-Point Plan to Stop Medicare Fraud and Recoup Billions; Calls Steps Essential to Medicare's Health

...lier number. -- Require Site Inspections for All hme Provider Renewals All renewal applications shoul... by NSC during the first year of operation for new hme providers. -- Require a Six-Month Trial Period f...ernment should not arbitrarily limit the number of hme providers who furnish care to seniors and people w...

Errors Plague Medicare 'Competitive Bidding' Program in Ohio, Says American Association for Homecare

... is the premier Ohio source for industry business information, education, networking and a voice on state and national government issues affecting the hme services industry. Visit http://www.oames.org . The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) represents providers of durable medical equipm...
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