Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
On July 10, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that included provisions for the durable medical equipment industry. The Medicare program rule was published July 19, 2018 in the Federal Register. In this podcast, Cara Bachenheimer covers the potentially dramatic turnaround of the competitive bidding program and more […]

Thursday, July 12th, 2018
BREAKING NEWS: CMS’ Seema Verma states the “current structure” for the long-standing competitive bidding program is “not sustainable” and “doesn’t produce the best prices for patients and doesn’t drive optimal performance by contractors…” CMS wants to “modernize” the competitive bidding program for DMEPOS by “instituting market-oriented reforms” – a process that could take “from 18 […]

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
John Ben Blanchard of Brown and Fortunato will be one of three school board trustees honored at the NAACP Annual Scholarship Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 pm at the Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza. This year’s Scholarship Awards Banquet’ theme is “Education is the most powerful Weapon” and will award scholarships based […]

Sunday, April 1st, 2018
Brown & Fortunato would like to welcome Brittany K. Taylor to the firm. Ms. Taylor was born and raised in Amarillo. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in English Literature. She received her law degree from Baylor University School of Law. Her practice is focused in litigation […]

Friday, March 23rd, 2018
Cara C. Bachenheimer To Launch new DC Lobbying Office of Brown & Fortunato, P.C. AMARILLO, Texas – Cara C. Bachenheimer, long-time advocate of the home medical equipment (HME) and complex rehab technology (CRT) industries, announced today that she will be opening a new Washington, D.C. office of Brown & Fortunato, P.C., starting June 1, 2018. […]