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New Bill Protects Manual CRT Devices from Bidding

House lawmakers re-introduce language that would exempt manual complex rehab chairs from bid program and also protect accessories for those chairs.

VGM Releases Heartland Details

The 18th edition of the Waterloo, Iowa event takes place June 10-12, and will feature a mix of familiar and new educational offerings.

Latest HMEB Podcast Digs into Round 2021

Episode 006 examines key elements of the new round of the competitive bidding program and why providers need to start acting now; also offers details on upcoming legislative events.

N.C. Provider Craig Rae Joins NSBA Leadership Council

Owner of Penrod Medical Equipment joined to tackle issues facing small providers, such as tax reform, healthcare costs and the impact of regulations and the ACA.

Providers Prep for Medtrade Spring

The industry is getting ready for the latest edition of the conference and expo, which runs next week in Las Vegas from April 16-18.

Industry Reacts to Massive Medicare Fraud Bust

In one of the biggest healthcare frauds in U.S. history, the Feds round up DMEs, telemarketers and medical professionals in a $1.2 billion orthopedic brace scam; various industry insiders share their perspective.

Last Chance for Medtrade Spring Advance Rates

Advanced Registration on the April 16-18 expo and conference to be held in Las Vegas expires on April 6.

Brightree Unveils Advanced Analytics

Software gives providers a turnkey method for tracking business performance and offers tools such as a customizable dashboard.

Industry Advocates Launch Round 2021 Education Site

The new site, dmecbpeducation.com, offers a variety of resources to help providers prepare for Round 2021, including bid calculators based on new lead item pricing system.

Philips Launches DreamWisp

New over-the-nose nasal cushion leverages Philips’ top-of-the-head tube design to let patients sleep in any position they like.



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Products & Technology

HME Product Jackpot

Attendees at year's edition of Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas will rake in a jackpot of HME products and business services at the event's April 17-18 expo. We’ve rounded up some of the top offerings that will be on display on the show floor.

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Product Profile

A New Approach to Incontinence

Triple W's DFree uses a small ultrasound sensor and patients' smartphones to help them proactively manage their incontinence.

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Products & Technology

Plugging In

Interoperability isn't just for hospitals and clinics any longer; HME providers' referral partners want and need to connect with them. Is your business ready to link systems with the larger health IT world? How can you get there?

Product Solutions

Product Solutions: Accessibility

A roundup of some of the latest products on the market to help patients continue living independently.

Stepping into CBD

CBD products represent a key market opportunity for many DME pharmacies. How do they move into that market?

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A Breath of Fresh Air

Respiratory drug delivery systems are getting a tech makeover and rapidly advancing toward better outcomes. Now is the time to learn more.

Editor's Note

Learning to Love Change

Change — even massive change — surely can be disruptive, but there are some upsides, too.

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DME Pharmacy Software Solutions

A roundup of some of the latest software products available to help DME pharmacies run their businesses.

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Understanding Managed Care

What are Managed Care Plans and how can HME providers properly prepare to negotiate agreements with those plans?

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Business Solutions

Zen and the Art of Working with Distributors

It could be that the key to getting tighter control of your bottom line is to let go of some parts of your business to your distributors. How are providers outsourcing some elements to increase margins and free staff to focus on care and service?

HMEB Podcast Episode 005 Now Online

Latest edition of HMEB’s popular new service delivers a deep dive into specialized accreditation distinctions and how they can benefit outcomes and sharpen a provider's competitive edge.

CBIC Alerts Commonly Owned, Commonly Controlled Providers

Bid contractor urges providers to review their enrollment records now, and ensure they understand the commonly owned and commonly controlled distinctions.

Prochant Releases HME Metrics Whitepaper

‘Are You Tracking the Right Metrics?’ examines differences between HME metrics and KPIs and how providers can leverage KPIs to improve their profitability.

SIGVARIS Rebrands to SIGVARIS GROUP

The name change is intended to emphasize the company’s customer-centric culture.

ResMed Launches Second-Generation of ReSupply

The automated resupply program helps providers increase therapy compliance in sleep apnea patients.

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