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SeQual eQuinox POC

Product Spotlight

Big Benefit, Small Size

CAIRE SeQual’s eQuinox portable oxygen concentrator focuses on ease of use and transportability, along with a slew of new features that started as a project at SeQual.

Industry Newsmaker

Coloring Outside the HME Provider Lines

Exploring new businesses models has been a top priority for many providers trying to expand beyond Medicare reimbursement. HME Home Medical’s Eric Hagen explains the origin of the GO HME distributor model.

Problem Solver

Five Bariatric Bath Safety Fundamentals

Simple, but important techniques, products HME providers can leverage to ensure bath safety for bariatric patients.

Observation Deck

Repair Guidelines Need Repairs

Providers’ profit margins determine how extensively they can provide comprehensive services, and in no division is this dynamic more important than in the DME repair arena. That's why the scenario of DMEMAC Medical Directors setting allowed labor limits on repair services must change.

CEDI Calling on ICD-10 Volunteers

Participants for each DME MAC will help prepare for Oct. 1 transition.

People in HME

Griffin Hires Three, Promotes Another

Provider adds insurance verification, customer service reps; promotes service and distribution manager.

AAHomecare to Launch Social Media Campaign

Effort designed to drive consumer awareness of negative impacts of Medicare reforms.

HMEB, RSM Conducting 2014 Oxygen Market Survey

Sixth annual survey covers topics such as clinical treatment, increasing COPD diagnosis, audits, bidding.



HMEB Launches New Products Award

Program will recognize products and business surveys across 15 categories

AAHomecare Outlines Audit Reform Objectives

Association advises Senate Finance Committee, gearing up to launch legislation, other initiatives.

Resmed Unveils New Branding

Slogan ‘Changing lives with every breath’ accompanies new logo; strategy starts in U.S., to go global.

Washington Update: National Expansion of Bidding a ‘Disaster’

Recent Senate win on ‘doc fix’ step forward, more co-sponsors needed for H.R. 1717.

VGM Continues Bidding Survey

Organization calls on providers to share feedback on CMS’s plan to take bidding national by 2016.

MPP Bill at 171 Backers

H.R. 1717 picks up two more lawmakers seeking to replace competitive bidding.

Medtrade Spring

Medtrade Spring

Providers Prepare to Hit the Strip

Scheduled for March 10 to 12 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Medtrade Spring Conference and Expo will feature plenty of conference sessions and workshops packed with information to help providers build and grow their businesses.

Obama Expands Bidding in 2015 Budget

President’s package would apply NCB rates to Medicaid program.

HHS, DOJ Recover $4.3B in Fraud

Latest report details various instances of Medicare fraud, but doesn’t focus on DME as the central cause.

People in HME

AAHomcare Adds Senior Media Manager

Ludwick joins association to head up its digital media and communications.

Competitive Bidding Round Two

About Grandfathered Patients

Editor's Note

Time to Start Pushing Back

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