CMS Approves Compliance Team as AO for Rural Health Clinics

Accrediting organization also approved by Fla. to accredit HME providers in that state.

Problem Solvers

Asking the Right Questions

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Gaining the Quality Edge

Just stating that you are an accredited may not be enough “proof” in this day and age of heightened scrutiny from the government, managed care, journalists, and ever more skeptical patient advocate groups. So how do DME providers go about substantiating their quality claims?

Compliance Team Expands Patient Satisfaction Portal

Online benchmarking service will help providers prove their quality claims.


The 2014 HME Handbook: Accreditation

How to Renew Your Accreditation with a Team Approach

Compliance Team Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Medicare accrediting organization launched by founder Canally, RN with eye on easing process for providers.

Illinois Provider Earns Accreditation Honor

Freeport Home Medical Equipment obtains Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.


The 2013 HME Handbook: Accreditation

Acting Fast


The 2013 HME Handbook: Accreditation

Crossing T's and Dotting I's

Service Solutions: Accreditation

A look at recent offerings from some of the 10 accreditation organizations serving HMEs.

CHAP Names Interim CEO

Reynes takes reins of accrediting organization.

The DMEPOS Documentation Tour

Given the plethora of documentation mandates from government and private-sector sources that challenge small and large businesses alike, it is critical for providers to stay up to date with ever-changing documentation requirements that often mean the difference between getting paid for goods and services rendered or not. Here's an operations approach to "getting it done."


Turning Compliance on a Dime

How to rapidly roll out accreditation for Round Two subcontracting.

HQAA Debuts Third-Party Billing Accreditation

New program helps billing companies establish compliance procedures that reassure HMEs.

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The Time for Compliance Is Now

The reality is that the Affordable Care Act has made it mandatory for all healthcare providers, at some point, to implement a comprehensive compliance program that meets or exceeds government expectations. Why not make the investment of the front end to better prepare your organization, implement effective internal controls, improve the efficiency of your staff, and provide better quality of service to your patients?

CMS Releases Rule on Solicitation, Subcontracting

Effective April 13, final rule prohibits providers from directly contacting beneficiaries via phone without 'written' consent.

Accrediting Organizations

Accreditation is a key consideration for Round Two of competitive bidding.

Anthem Rescinds Termination Policy

Providers in the network do not need to overhaul their DMEPOS accreditation.

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Insurers: Let’s End Exclusion

It’s time for private health insurance to quit hiding behind accreditation.

HQAA to Anthem/Wellpoint: 'Our Accreditation Counts'

Accrediting organization says insurance conglomerate is unfairly not recognizing its DMEPOS accreditation.

The Key to Patient Engagement