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AAHomecare: Time to Turn up the Heat

Association underscores need for stakeholder support regarding legislative items such as protecting non-invasive ventilators and non-bid area relief.

CBD’s Regulatory Environment

CBD represents a substantial market opportunity with lots of demand, but what does Federal and State law say? How do you make sure your business stands on solid ground?

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More SWO Policy Changes Released

List of items no longer needing WOPD released. CMS likely to publish a new WOPD list in the Federal Register in the next month or two.

Wound Care Advantage Upgrades Physician Referral Platform

The launch of FlightPlan 2.0 includes new mobile capabilities, improved note-taking functions and tools to help users plan their routes.

CBD: Succeeding by Leading

Want to get established in the CBD market? Position your business to be an expert resource with the knowledge and ideas to lead your customers through the array of product options.

CMS Shares Implementation Details on New CRT Accessories Policies

Among various, still-coming details, agency says claims processing system won’t be updated to properly process changes until at least July 1.

Permobil Foundation Honors Life & Career of Brandon Edmondson

Foundation remembers well-known member of the seating and wheeled mobility industry who passed away last week.

Annual Big Ten

Setting the Stage for HME in 2020

As the HME industry rolls into a new year and a new decade, several industry trends make it look like we’re in for a roaring 2020. What developments have made it onto this year’s annual HMEB Big Ten list?

Beating the High Cost of HME HR

Human resources rank as a heavy hitter to HME providers’ bottom line, but a California company is offering a unique, cost-saving solution.

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COPD Cases in U.S., Europe will Increase by Millions Over Next Decade

By 2028, the number of U.S. COPD patients will grow by 4.5 million, according to a new study.



CMS Rolls Out New DME Order Requirements

Providers and suppliers will only need to fill out one type of order for services rendered on or after Jan. 1.

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Triple W Showcases DFree Bowel Sensor Prototype at CES

Adding to its products addressing incontinence, the company says it plans to introduce the bowel sensor to senior care communities in 2020.

HME High Rollers: Medtrade Spring Returns to Vegas

Show Director Mark Lind sits down with HME Business Podcast to chat about some of the highlights at the March 3-5 event.

Problem Solver

Billing: The Outsourcing Option

A deep dive into why HME providers might want to consider outsourcing their billing and how they can implement it.

Using MSOs for Billing and Reimbursement Education

Today's member service organizations offer a variety of ways to help their members sharpen their billing and reimbursement games.

Senate Passes Manual CRT Protections

Upper chamber approves spending bill containing provisions that protect Manual CRT wheelchairs and accessories from competitive bidding. Bill goes to President to be signed into law.

Medicare's 2020 Fee Schedule Sees Gains

Reimbursement for various DMEPOS items and several categories will see a 1.6 percent to 2.4 percent gain.

Catering to Wound Care Customers

Support surface providers can wield their in-depth product knowledge to great effect when helping wound care clinicians and their patients.

Wound Care: Finding New Revenue

As providers look to broaden revenue, wound care is a category worth serious consideration. How do providers start offering these products?

Growing Your Advanced Wound Care Business

Advanced wound care offers many opportunities to create new revenue streams and help a population that most DME providers already serve. How do providers pave a path to success with advanced wound care?

Assessing the Wound Care Market

Yes, there are opportunities in wound care, but what's the market size and what are the revenue sources?

House Upvotes Spending Bill Containing CRT Language

House up-votes spending package, which protects manual CRT wheelchairs and accessories. Now the appropriations bill, which must pass by Dec. 20, moves to the Senate. Providers still need to help the effort.

CMS Requests Comments from Public for Bidding Survey

The agency is requesting comments on how it should conduct a survey of DMEPOS stakeholders about its competitive bidding program. Deadline is Dec. 20, but AAHomecare has offered resources to help stakeholders act fast.

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Glooko Receives 13485:2016 Certification For California and Sweden Sites

The remote monitoring platform for diabetes patients passed audits of its corporate quality management system this year.

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Your Action Plan for the Dec. 20 HME Advocacy Push

Providers have until Dec. 20 to gain co-sponsors for industry legislation that could get attached to a year-end spending bill. What do they need to do?

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