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DME Pharmacy

Expanding Your Pharmacy's Reach — and Value

Retail sales can help DME pharmacies broaden the important healthcare role they play in their communities.

DME Pharmacy

Expanding Your Pharmacy's Reach — and Value

Retail sales can help DME pharmacies broaden the important healthcare role they play in their communities.

Medicare Claims: Minimizing Your Audit Exposure

DME Pharmacy

Medicare Claims: Minimizing Your Audit Exposure

Pharmacies selling Medicare reimbursable DME items will eventually be audited. We examine how to protect your claims and how documentation helps minimize your risk of having a claim recouped.

DME Pharmacy

Fostering Good Documentation Practices

Accreditation helps DME pharmacies put the right documentation policies and procedures in place.

HME DNA

Products & Technology

HME DNA

Software systems continue to play a critical role in helping HME businesses increase their efficiency and drive cost out of their business models in order to buttress the bottom line in a changing market. And like a constantly developing market, these systems are broadening and evolving to help their users. We survey the latest developments.

HME Business New Product of the Year Award

HME Business Award Winners

Gold Medal Performers

The third annual HMEB New Product Awards program enjoyed even larger turnout this year. After careful consideration from our HME provider judges, we have announced 15 winning products across multiple categories. Learn the backstory of our winning offerings, and how these products can benefit providers and patients alike.

Problem Solvers

The Finer Points of e-Commerce

Once providers embrace the right perspective about e-commerce they'll see the learning curve isn't that steep.

NCAMES Morphs Into ACMESA

North Carolina HME association grows to also represent Virginia; becomes Atlantic Coast Medical Equipment Services Association.



Trump Names Rep. Price as HHS Secretary

President elect also taps healthcare policy consultant Verma as CMS administrator.

HHS OIG Unveils 2017 Work Plan

The plan includes 10 DMEPOS-related investigations, including reports on nebulizers, power wheelchairs, and PAP therapy devices.

Industry Dives Into Lame Duck Push

As the 114th Congress returns for its last session, the industry doubles-down on reforming bid expansion in hopes of rural relief.

Industry Calls for Lame Duck Action

AAHomecare urged providers to lobby their lawmakers to back rural relief. Concentrated effort will focus on next week.

Medtrade 2016 Energizes Industry

Legislative and advocacy events, official recognition of HME Woman of the Year and a visit from Rep. Price highlight annual event.

Will 2016 Election Reset the Board for HME?

Election of President elect Trump and a Republican-dominated Congress could see a industry-related policies repealed.

Editor's Note

2016's Last Best Shot

HME will push the 114th one last time for rural bid relief. Can we make a lame duck fly?

HME Patient Data Management

Products & Technology

Crunching the Numbers

Now that HME-specific IT solutions are the norm when it comes to managing HME businesses, providers have started to amass a considerable amount of patient information. How can HME providers use that information and the reporting tools offered by their software systems to work with referral partners to help drive improved outcomes?

Observation Deck

Investing in the Right Technology

ERP software helps providers drive efficiency, but what’s it worth to you?

Product Solutions

Diabetes

While competitive bidding has slashed diabetes funding, it still represents a key market for providers. We look at some recent offerings on the market.

Provider Strategy

Improving Referral Management

Technology can decrease errors, improve response time, ensure compliance and grow your pipeline.

Orthopedic Retail Opportunities

Products & Technology

Exploring Orthopedic Opportunities

Orthopedic softgoods are needed by a variety of patients, and those products offer a solid blend of both funded and retail revenue. What are the key patient groups, their needs and the products that serve them? Also how can providers plan and build their orthopedic businesses to ensure continued, long-term success? What assets make for the best approach?

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