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Annual Advisory Board Roundtable

Keep Advocating for H.R. 2771

While Round 2021 is an unknown, the industry can focus on the grassroots effort to build support for legislation extending rural and non-bid area relief, as well as protecting oxygen funding.

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COVID-19 & Sleep: Going Forward

Sleep therapy provider Gary Sheehan re-joins the HME Business Podcast to catch up on what COVID-19 lessons providers have learned and how that will shape services going forward.

Annual Advisory Board Roundtable

Whither Round 2021?

The next round of competitive bidding is just around the corner, but the industry has experienced complete radio silence.

Annual Advisory Board Roundtable

COVID-19’s Tectonic Legal Shifts for HME

Legal expert Jeffery Baird discusses how the Public Health Emergency has already changed the legal landscape, and what else might be in store for HME providers.

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Products & Technology

Product Launch 2020

Ready for lift-off? We’ve collected solar system of compelling HME products and services that’ll help your business expand its appeal to patients and referral partners. Check out our collection of more than 25 offerings.

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Business Solutions

The Innovation Game

Today’s senior market is different. They're willing to spend their own money on products that make a meaningful difference in their quality and enjoyment of life. Shat kinds of innovations must HME providers offer if they want to continue capturing the senior retail market?

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Business Solutions

The New ... Normal?

2020 has been the year everyone would rather forget, with COVID-19 presenting the industry with a murder hornets' nest of complication in particular. What do the next few months hold for the industry? Our annual Editorial Advisory Board roundtable takes a look.

Medicare Claims Audits: They’re Ba-aack

Audit expert Wayne van Halem joins the HME Business podcast to discuss how CMS will phase its audits back in, and how providers should prepare.

COVID-19 and DMEPOS Providers

Infection control is a critical consideration in the era of COVID-19. Here are some changes you can make to your office to help reduce the risk of infection.

Virtual Surveys: What You Need to Know

To ensure providers maintain accreditation, Medicare has allowed virtual accreditation surveys during the COVID-19 public health emergency. What do you need to know about this process?



Managing Your Employee’s Continuing Education

Continuing education is a crucial care requirement and business differentiator for today's HME/DME providers. How can HME business owners and managers better manage their staff's education?

Creating Positive DMEPOS Surveys

Nervous about your upcoming Medicare accreditation site survey? Don't be. Your AO's surveyor is just as invested in your success as you are. So what goes into a positive survey?

Helping Your Retail Business Thrive During COVID-19

There are some unexpected categories that can help providers keep their revenues flowing despite the public health emergency. A primary example is active-support footwear.

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Using Fleet Management Tools to Improve Your Oxygen Business

Oxygen providers must keep track of preventative maintenance schedules for a wide variety of stationary concentrators, portable oxygen devices, and respirators. What tools are available to help them?

Joining the Fight to Protect Manual CRT Users

NCART's Don Clayback joins the HMEB Podcast to explain how providers can quickly and easily help protect funding for manual CRT accessories by convincing their lawmakers to sign a letter to CMS before the deadline.

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Knowing the Latest Relief Details

More specifics have emerged on expanded Phase 2 of CARES provider relief. Make sure you know the options available to you.

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Return of the Audits

The news that CMS planned to resume audits by Aug. 3 took many by surprise. Then CMS said it would resume audits in a phased approach. What are the details and what can providers expect?

The Technology Side of HME & COVID-19

Rob Boeye of Brightree discusses his company’s four-pronged approach to helping providers respond to the public health emergency. 

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Using Medicare Accreditation to Make a Difference with Private Pay Insurance

Providers need accreditation to bill Medicare, but it's critical in HME businesses' overall market strategy for working with private payers, as well. What do providers need to keep in mind?

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2020 HME Business Handbook: Oxygen

Expanding Your Oxygen Care and Business Performance

Regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to serve increasing numbers of home respiratory patients continues to expand. How do HME providers meet that demand?

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