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Focusing on Selection, Quality and Choice

A video chat with Proactive Medical Products CEO Brian Goldstein about his company's mission to help providers stand out to patients and referral partners.

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Products & Technology

Medtrade's Atlanta Product Roundup

This year’s edition of the annual conference and expo will round up a veritable cattle drive of products and services for HME providers. So we lassoed up some compelling items that will be on display to give you a sneak peek.

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Business Solutions

Managing Multiple Payer Relations

Our annual roundtable with the HMEB Editorial Advisory draws one almost unanimous conclusion: providers must diversify and learn how to deal with multiple payers and revenue sources.

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Business Solutions

A Game Plan for Six-Year Lookbacks

CMS's six-year lookback audits represent a daunting challenge for HME providers, but there are steps they can take to deal with them.

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Business Solutions

The Rx for Billing Headaches: Outsourcing

Chasing payments is a pain. Billing services can bring relief. What do you need to know to get started with outsourced billing and similar services?

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Business Solutions

7 Habits of Highly Effective Retail Mobility Providers

Retail sales continue to play an increasingly important role in the realm of standard power mobility. Some providers have decided to eschew the funded mobilty entirely and have opted to go 100 percent retail. HMEB talks to two retail-only mobility providers to pick up some of the lessons they’ve learned on the path to success.

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Products & Technology

Owning the Loop

If we look at the sleep market, a compelling business case for remote patient monitoring comes into focus. RPM lets providers help referral partners provide better care and demonstrate outcomes to payers, which is a big differentiator. However, does RPM work for all categories? Moreover, for how long can HMEs expect to control the information loop?

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Medtrade

Medtrade Looks to Unify, Inspire, and Educate

With a mixed attendance of HME veterans and newcomers to the industry, the Oct. 21-23 event in Atlanta serves up a mix of educational and expo offerings designed to serve all levels.

Video: A Look Inside Retail-Only HME

Retail HME pioneer Wayne Slavitt offers a tour of his store, Mobül, in Long Beach, Calif., which uses clever product presentation and displays to encourage customers to interact with HME products and start thinking about how those items can fit into their homes and their lives.



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Business Solutions

7 Habits of Highly Effective Retail Mobility Providers

Retail sales continue to play an increasingly important role in the realm of standard power mobility. Some providers have decided to eschew the funded mobilty entirely and have opted to go 100 percent retail. HMEB talks to two retail-only mobility providers to pick up some of the lessons they’ve learned on the path to success.

remote patient monitoring

Products & Technology

Owning the Loop

If we look at the sleep market, a compelling business case for remote patient monitoring comes into focus. RPM lets providers help referral partners provide better care and demonstrate outcomes to payers, which is a big differentiator. However, does RPM work for all categories? Moreover, for how long can HMEs expect to control the information loop?

ResMed and Post-Acute: A Constant Technology Evolution

ResMed COO Rob Douglas on his company’s 30-year anniversary and how it has participated in the growth and adoption of new care technologies in post-acute health.

Oxygen

HME Business Handbook: Oxygen

How to Educate Your Oxygen Patients on POC Usage

How do providers educate both patients that aren't using their POCs as much as they should be, as well as help 'super users' understand device limitations?

Sleep Therapy

HME Business Handbook: Sleep Therapy

How to Fast Track Getting the Right Mask and Fit For Patients

How can sleep therapy providers implement the sorts of procedures that will foster the right mask selection and fit?

HME Software

HME Business Handbook: Software

How to Automate Key Steps In Your Patient Workflow

Providers must deliver stellar service in the face of reimbursement cuts, which means they must maximize workflow efficiency. How can the industry's software offerings help?

Pain Management

How to Start Providing CBD Products

Many providers of pain management solutions face a dilemma with CBD: they know that there is a good opportunity for it, but they don’t know how to get into the market. How can they get started?

Compression

HME Business Handbook: Compression

How to Maximize Your Compression Market Reach

The market for compression products is huge and fed by a variety of patient populations. How do providers make the most of that opportunity?

MSOs

HME Business Handbook: MSOs

How to Use 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.

Revenue Cycle Management

HME Business Handbook: RCM

How to Optimize Your Revenue Cycle Management

How should RCM work in the world of HME and how can providers use IT to optimize their entire revenue performance?

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