Jeffrey S. Baird

Provider Strategy

DME Compliance Guide in a Nutshell

Here's a rundown of the compliance requirements providers must remember to keep at the top of their minds.


Whither Competitive Bidding Round 2024?

Kim Brummett of AAHomecare breaks down how the next round of competitive bidding might play out, what CMS might do, and where the program might be headed in the future.

Video Interview

Implementing Product Protection Plans in HME

The idea of offering product protection plans to HME patients might seem like new ground, but there are multiple reasons why they should consider them. Expert Sean Stapleton takes a deep dive.

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Products & Technology

Back in the Swing of Things

Medtrade West returns to Phoenix, Ariz. from April 4-6. HMEB rounds up some key products and services that will be on display at the show.

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Providing Incontinence Service that Prioritizes Patient Dignity

Properly serving incontinence clients requires professionalism, care, discretion and understanding.

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Products & Technology

Eprescription for HME

Other healthcare industries have made incredible efficiency gains thanks to eprescription. Now this game-changing technology is making strides in postacute care, and that includes HME. How do providers leverage its benefits?

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Sleep Resupply: Helping Patients Rest Easy

Consistent patient communication is a key element of any successful sleep therapy resupply strategy. How can DME pharmacies be ‘great communicators?’

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Products & Technology

Back in the Swing of Things

Medtrade West returns to Phoenix, Ariz. from April 4-6. HMEB rounds up some key products and services that will be on display at the show.


The Industry’s Fight to Fix Reimbursement

AAHomecare’s Jay Witter details the legislative efforts to secure 90/10 reimbursement for Round 2021’s 13 uncontracted categories and extend the 75/25 blended rate for non-rural, non-CBA suppliers.

Getting Pumped for Medtrade West

Show Director York Schwab offers a sneak peek at some of the new and favorite features that will be at the April 4-6 event in Phoenix.


CMS’s Vaccine Mandate: More than Meets the Eye

How well do you understand CMS’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate when it comes to DME suppliers and DME pharmacies? Are you sure?


Respiratory Care’s Evolving Challenges During Covid

The Clinical Care Team serving respiratory patients has faced a roller coaster of changes during Covid-19. What’s the latest, and where is care headed?

Provider Strategy

Personalizing the Patient Experience

To maximize revenue, HME providers must create consumer-like patient care while boosting efficiencies with integrated resupply.

News Feature

Playing the Waiting Game

The HME industry waited a long time for CMS to unveil its final payment rule for DMEPOS suppliers. Now that CMS has released the rule, where does the industry stand, and how does it move forward to secure better reimbursement?

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Business Solutions

15th Annual Big 10

Once again, we proofile 10 trends that will shape the HME industry this year. The far-reaching impact of Covid-19 is undeniable, but it’s not the only factor that will define 2022.

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Business Solutions

Healthcare's Last Mile

HME filled critical gaps in care & fortified referral bonds during Covid-19. Now what?


Prepping for CMS’s Audit Ramp-up

Providers will see an increase in claims audits from Medicare and other funding sources in 2022. Audit expert Wayne van Halem offers insights into what they can expect.


A New Approach to Mask Fitting

There are several patient factors that mask fitting traditionally hasn’t accommodated, but probably should. A new technology tool is trying to change that.


Product Spotlight

CathWear: Rethinking Leg Bag Management

Aiming to solve burdens felt by catheter patients, a new undergarment offers a unique solution for wearing and managing leg bags that emphasizes ease and quality of life.

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Products & Technology

Unstoppable Innovation

COVID-19 might have dominated the headlines, but the HME industry’s software companies have continued to push the envelope when it comes to developing new capabilities. Here’s a round-up of recent innovations to hit the market.

HME Business Podcast