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Blackburn Receives PAMS Advocacy Award

Industry advocate recognized for her longstanding legislative efforts on behalf of the industry.

SBA, CMS Reps Slated for Heartland Panel

Discussion will touch on the future of competitive bidding, and resources available to small businesses.

HME Handbook: MSOs

How to Leverage Your MSO Membership to Expand Your Business

Are you taking your MSO membership for granted? There are a variety of services offered by HME member services organizations, and providers should maximize their use of them.

HME Handbook: Incontinence

How to Build an Incontinence Service that Cements Client Relationships

Properly serving incontinence patients requires professionalism, care, discretion and understanding, but how do providers effectively turn those ideals into real action within their businesses?

HME Handbook: Software

How to Employ Software to Study Key Performance Indicators

There are several key performance indicators providers should track, and today's HME software systems offer various tools to help them do it.

CareCentrix, Performant to Cut DME ‘Waste, Fraud, Abuse’

Home healthcare management company identifies DME as “high risk areas.”

HME Handbook: Women's Health

How Women's Health HMEs Can Provide Post-mastectomy Services

Post-mastectomy products can be the most difficult to provide, but providers that do can truly help this important patient group turn the page on an extremely difficult life experience.

AirMini

Product Profile

'Honey, I Shrank the CPAP'

ResMed's new AirMini offers sleep therapy patients a go-anywhere solution. But packing a lot in a little required some creativity.



HME Handbook: Compression

How to Expand Your Compression Market Reach

Compression offers a chance to expand revenues serving both existing and new patients, but there are a variety of key considerations.

Mediware Purchasing Kinnser Software

Deal should help software company become a sizable player in the alternate care market.

AAHomecare Maintains Legislative Momentum

A week after a successful Washington Conference, AAHomecare and industry advocates keep driving support for House sign-on letter.

Thomas Rossnagel Steps Down as CEO of Sunrise Medical

Chairman of the board praised 20-year veteran of the firm for his efforts to grow the company; search is on for replacement.

Medtrade Expands Expo Hours, Ends Wednesday

Tuesday and Wednesday of the expo will stay open longer; show will culminate with a Wednesday reception.

RAC Reviews Underpayments Made on Group 3 Wheelchair Options

Effort by van Halem Group will see RAC recover incorrect reductions owed to suppliers

Congressional Letter Calls for DME, CRT Reforms

Authored by bi-partisan group of lawmakers, letter asks HHS’s Price and CMS’s Verma for key four reforms that would protect providers, patients.

Industry Preps for Washington Conference

Next week’s series of legislative meetings will kick off with a keynote from Senate Finance Committee Oversight Counsel Brandt.

Blackburn Re-Introduces Prior Authorization Legislation

Bill aims to cut audit burden by requiring prior authorization for higher priced DME items.

QS/1 President Announces Retirement

Devine ends 35-year career with HME software firm where she worked her way up the ranks.

Georgia’s DME Licensure Bill Becomes Law

Years-long advocacy, legislative effort culminates with Gov. Nathan Deal signing SB41 into law.

Erroneous Round 2019 Email Causes Kerfuffle

CBIC distributed a faulty email regarding a Round 2019 registration deadline over the weekend, causing confusion among HMEs.

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