#FutureFridays: Home Safety Tips

Living out our lives in our own home environment is the preferred goal of most seniors today. The high cost of institutional care is a driving force in challenging people to reconsider their options as they age. Finding ways to improve our homes, and make them safer for any generation of life, does not always … Continued

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Contest: Nursing Giveaway: Closed 8/27/16

**This giveaway is now closed. Mahalo to all who entered and attended our sale!** NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who enter (following the campaign rules/requirements) at https://www.facebook.com/GammieHomecareInc/ and who are 16 years of age … Continued

Paul Gammie of Gammie Homecare Speaks Up: Medicare Home Medical Reimbursement Cuts

  In December 2015, Medicare announced to all rural providers of Home Medical Equipment in the United States that tremendous reductions of payments would begin on January 1, 2016 for over 80% of the items they have historically paid for.  Half of these cutes would begin on 1/1/2016 and the final half would be made … Continued

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Why is it so hard to get Medicare to pay for a power wheelchair or Scooter when the TV ad makes it seem so easy?

Several years ago Medicare discovered they were getting ripped off by criminals stealing from the Medicare program by making false claims for power wheelchairs and electric scooters. To combat this, Medicare GREATLY increased the amount and complexity of the documentation they must be provided in order to pay for one of these products to any … Continued

Making A House Wheelchair Accessible

I know, I know…..I’ll never get old…that only happens to other people. How many of us remember saying that in our youth. The good news is, if you’re fortunate enough to hang around on this earth long enough you get to enjoy grandchildren, or retirement, or mastering certain subjects or traveling or having many friends … Continued

Why won’t Medicare pay for my commode?

It’s getting tough out there these days folks. With healthcare “reform” and massive cutbacks in programs insisted on by Medicare, things just aren’t like they used to be. Other insurers are seeing Medicare save by tightening their rules, so most of them are doing the same thing. We get MANY requests from clients that are … Continued