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Patient Outcomes Monitoring

The 2014 HME Handbook: Patient Outcomes Monitoring

How to Build New Services Through Patient Management

Compression Market

The 2014 HME Handbook: Compression

How to Tap into Compression Market Opportunities

Accreditation

The 2014 HME Handbook: Accreditation

How to Renew Your Accreditation with a Team Approach

Buying Groups and MSO

The 2014 HME Handbook: Buying Groups/MSOs

How to Get the Most from Your Buying Group or MSO

CPM machines

The 2014 HME Handbook: CPM

How to Ensure Optimal Outcomes for Patients with CPM Devices

Home Access Business

The 2014 HME Handbook: Home Access

How to Expand Your Home Access Business

Home access has grown to be an important opportunity to help providers broaden their revenue streams and diversify their businesses. But providers need a plan. How can they build it?

Providing Support Surfaces

The 2014 HME Handbook: Support Surfaces

How to Re-approach the Business of Providing Support Surfaces

Thanks to competitive bidding Round Two, many providers of support surfaces have to re-approach how they do business. How can they reshape their support surface strategies and drive new revenue?

Oxygen Delivery

The 2014 HME Handbook: Oxygen

How to Adapt Your Oxygen Delivery to a Changing Market

It’s a safe bet to say that reimbursement will continue to drop while clinical expectations for better outcomes will increase. How can providers continue to adapt and drive even more efficiency from their oxygen business models?

Providing Support Surfaces

The 2014 HME Handbook: Support Surfaces

How to Help Achieve Optimal Outcomes for Support Surface Patients

After assessing patient needs and providing a mattress, the support surface provider is involved in that patient’s care until the end, and that requires various elements of follow-through on the provider's part.

Expanding Sleep Business

The 2014 HME Handbook: Sleep

How to Expand Your Sleep Business via New and Existing Patients

Sleep providers need to determine how they can maximize the revenue that they have, while also looking into how they can tap into new market opportunities. Bearing that in mind, there are three key things they should study as they shape their growth strategies.



Business Performance Software

The 2014 HME Handbook: Software

How to Use Software to Track and Improve Business Performance

Providing Support Surfaces

The 2014 HME Handbook: Support Surfaces

How to Help Achieve Optimal Outcomes for Support Surface Patients

Oxygen Delivery Strategies

Oxygen

Oxygen On The Go

Providers using low- and no-delivery oxygen strategies share how an evolving business and care model is achieving success.

hospital oxygen referrals

Business Solutions

The Process of Change

The entire landscape of U.S. healthcare is experiencing vast and unprecedented changes, and part of those changes include increased emphasis on outcomes. How will that impact oxygen providers’ referral relationships?

2014 Oxygen Market Survey

2014 Oxygen Market Survey

Life Under Round Two

Respondents to our sixth annual Oxygen Market Survey try to find the bright spots living under Round Two of competitive bidding.

Mobility Independence

Business Solutions

A Blueprint for Independence

Offering home access for mobility patients entails a set of needs providers must support that are unique compared to other patient groups. What do HME business owners need to know when considering moving into these services?

private payor insurance

Product & Technology

A Solid Bond

As providers diversify their revenue sources, private payor insurance is becoming increasingly important. To that end, they must put in place the processes and systems that will help smooth the process. How can billing software help?

HME inventory management strategies and technologies continue to advance with the industry

Products & Technology

The Brains of the Operation

Inventory typically represents the top overhead item for providers. In a cost-conscious reimbursement environment, HME providers have needed to develop smart inventory management and purchasing strategies to cope. HMEB looks at some of the techniques and tools they are using to contend with a constantly changing environment.

Breaking Through Audits

Business Solutions

Breaking Through Audits

CMS's audit onslaught has been a trial and tribulation for the HME industry, but matters took a turn for the terrifying when the agency announced that it would delay assigning Administrative Law Judges to audit appeals by two years. Now the industry has redoubled its efforts to bring an out-of-control situation back under control.

Respiratory and Competitive Bidding Round Two

Competitive Bidding Round Two

Coming up for Air: Respiratory & Round Two

O2 Providers share their initial experiences with competitive bidding Round Two and how it’s forced them to find ways to keep their businesses thriving.

podcast on ways to expand resupply

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