DME Pharmacy News


HME Business Names New Product Award Winners

Fourteen winners won across categories ranging from Business Services to Women's Health in the sixth year of the competition. See which products and services won!

Most Diabetes Patients to Use CGMs by 2026

Analysts expect 41 million cases of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in the United States by 2026, and most of those users will opt for CGMs.

Universal VendorLink Now Connects with Essity

Connection means that HDMS users can use VendorLink to order Essity products as well as drop ship them to patients.

WHILL Merges With Scootaround

Personal Electric Vehicle maker and personal transportation company look at establishing a global Mobility-as-a-Service business.

Providers Testify at SBA Regulatory Fairness Hearing

Representatives of HME, CRT and women’s health businesses discuss small business impact of policies governing wheelchair accessories, custom breast prostheses, and Medicaid managed care.

QS/1, Therigy Team up to Help Specialty Pharmacies

Agreement will let specialty pharmacies using QS/1 tap into TherigySTM to simply patient care process.

Video: Using the Purify O3 to Clean PAP Devices on the Go

Responsive Respiratory video shows users, providers how to clean PAP equipment with Purify O3 CPAP/BiPAP Sanitizer.

HMEB New Product Awards Now Accepting Entries

HME Business is now accepting entries for its sixth annual New Product of the Year competition; deadline Sept. 6.



Pure Ratios Expands Reach with Driven Deliveries

CBD product maker teams up with cannabis delivery company to make its products available to patients across California.

N.C. Lawmakers Pass Incontinence Legislation

Industry stakeholders in the Tar Heel State secure sales tax exemptions for incontinence products; legislation goes to Gov. for signature.

HMEB Podcast: Zip Code Changes and CRT Opportunities

Episode 010 of the HME Business talks to experts about funding implications of CMS’s reclassification of multiple rural and non-bid zip codes, as well as sales opportunities for HME providers in the CRT market.

RAC Approved to Audit Diabetes Test Strips

Performant will only review HCPCS code A4253 and claims paid date must be within three years before the Additional Documentation Request.

CMS Slates Prior Authorization Call

July 11 conference call will address the prior authorization process for pressure reducing support surfaces.

Maker of Unique Compression Tech Scores $1.8M NIH Grant

Recovery Force will use the grant to complete development of a new DVT prevention and recovery device and begin testing on patients.

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.

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.

HMEB Podcast Episode 004 Now Online

Latest installment in HMEB’s quickly growing podcast survey examines breast cancer legislation and six-year lookback audits.

PlayMaker Health, Team@Work Partner for Professional Services

Sales and management consulting firm will provide business development training and strategic support to HME software company’s Health Partner Program.

‘Let Her Decide’ Campaign Backs New Legislation

Public awareness campaign backing Breast Cancer Equity Acts kicks into high gear on International Women’s Day.