All Articles

Information Technology Marketplace

Strategic Solutions

Software is a strategic business investment. We round up recent software offerings to help providers optimize and expand their businesses.

Editor's Note

Industry Ingenuity

Creative thinkers abound in the HME biz, ensuring its survival and success.

HME software

Information Technology

Your IT Check-Up

We examine fifteen methods that providers can use to get significantly more mileage out of their HME software investments.

Problem Solvers

Getting it Right the First Time

Which wheelchair cushion is the right cushion? Pressure mapping is a key resource for wheelchair providers working to get patients the ideal cushion — and the results can sometimes be surprising.

HME IT Forecast

Information Technology

What the Future holds for HME IT

Some of the best IT minds in the industry examine what the future holds for HME software and how it will shape providers’ success.

Senate Hearing Highlights Audit Debacle

Senate Finance Committee explores problem of audit backlog, reviews possible methods to reduce problem.

Providers Speak out at SBA Hearing

HME providers, O&P practitioners provide testimony on a variety of subjects, including audits and 2016 bid expansion.

Medtrade Slated for Oct 26-29

Annual pre-show education, conference session and expo returns to Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center

Older White Women Receive Most Oxygen Therapy

New study shows substantial demographic swing among COPD patients; also indicates impact of 36-month rental cap.

CMS Outlines Next Round One Re-Compete

Agency shares important dates, CBAs and categories for the 2017 installment of Round One bid program.

Provider Donates $1000 to Accessible Playground

Reliable Medical Supply helps Madison Claire Foundation build 16,000-square-foot, inclusive playground.

FDA Clears New 3B Sleep Device

Agency gives 510(k) clearance to Luna PAP platform.

AAHomecare Gears up for Washington Conference

Slated for May 20-21, the annual meeting and legislative push will cover key industry issues.

PCORI Names Special Advisory Panel

Panel on communication and dissemination research will identify, prioritize topics for future research.

Florida Recognizes BOC for HME Accreditation

Agency for Health Care Administration selects accrediting organization to accredit HME suppliers in the sunshine state.

Provider Strategy

How to Time the Market for an Exit

How can providers looking to leave the market, properly time their exit? The answer lies in understand several key factors.

GAO Dismisses Protest over RAC Contract

CMS will likely move forward with assigning contract to Connolly LLC; reasons for dismissals are unclear.

NCAMES Advancing N.C.’s Bricks and Mortar Bill

H623 would require DME providers operating in North Carolina to maintain physical location in the state.

Senate Passes Binding Bids Legislation

Bundled into the “doc fix” bill, the pivotal competitive bidding reform heads to Pres. Obama to be signed into law.

NCAMES to Visit Sen. Burr's Staff

Meeting will focus on the impact nationwide expansion of competitive bidding in 2016 would have on providers, patients.


Top 10 Audit Tips
Join our industry expert speaker, Wayne van Halem, to find out how to survive audits and how to win them.
Live event: Oct. 14

Next Level Retail
Find out how to leverage the web to effectively advance your cash sales strategy.


The Oct. 1 ICD-10 deadline has come and gone. Are you compliant?