Accreditation


2015 HME Handbook

How to Document Patient Satisfaction as Part of Accreditation

While there might be an accreditation requirement to do so, documenting patient satisfaction, simply makes good business sense, because it give provides with the kind of information they can use to improve outcomes and win over referral partners.

mobility patient satisfaction

State of Satisfaction

The State of Mobility Satisfaction

New data from The Compliance Team helps standard mobility providers benchmark their patient satisfaction against national trends, and how patients are replying might surprise some.

Florida Recognizes BOC for HME Accreditation

Agency for Health Care Administration selects accrediting organization to accredit HME suppliers in the sunshine state.

Oxygen Satisfaction

State of Satisfaction

The State of Oxygen Satisfaction

New feature from HMEB: Data from accrediting organization The Compliance Team sheds some light on key pieces of patient data. This month we examine national oxygen patient satisfaction.

HME Provider trends and challenges

Industry Roundtable

Go Time for HME

Members of HMEB's Editorial Advisory Board share their expert insights on key market and reimbursement trends that are directly impacting providers, as well as business and industry initiatives on which providers must act.

CMS Approves Compliance Team as AO for Rural Health Clinics

Accrediting organization also approved by Fla. to accredit HME providers in that state.

Problem Solvers

Asking the Right Questions

Observation Deck

Gaining the Quality Edge

Just stating that you are an accredited may not be enough “proof” in this day and age of heightened scrutiny from the government, managed care, journalists, and ever more skeptical patient advocate groups. So how do DME providers go about substantiating their quality claims?



Compliance Team Expands Patient Satisfaction Portal

Online benchmarking service will help providers prove their quality claims.

Accreditation

The 2014 HME Handbook: Accreditation

How to Renew Your Accreditation with a Team Approach

Compliance Team Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Medicare accrediting organization launched by founder Canally, RN with eye on easing process for providers.

Illinois Provider Earns Accreditation Honor

Freeport Home Medical Equipment obtains Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.

Accreditation

The 2013 HME Handbook: Accreditation

Acting Fast

Accreditation

The 2013 HME Handbook: Accreditation

Crossing T's and Dotting I's

Service Solutions: Accreditation

A look at recent offerings from some of the 10 accreditation organizations serving HMEs.

CHAP Names Interim CEO

Reynes takes reins of accrediting organization.

The DMEPOS Documentation Tour

Given the plethora of documentation mandates from government and private-sector sources that challenge small and large businesses alike, it is critical for providers to stay up to date with ever-changing documentation requirements that often mean the difference between getting paid for goods and services rendered or not. Here's an operations approach to "getting it done."

Accreditation

Turning Compliance on a Dime

How to rapidly roll out accreditation for Round Two subcontracting.

HQAA Debuts Third-Party Billing Accreditation

New program helps billing companies establish compliance procedures that reassure HMEs.

Observation Deck

The Time for Compliance Is Now

The reality is that the Affordable Care Act has made it mandatory for all healthcare providers, at some point, to implement a comprehensive compliance program that meets or exceeds government expectations. Why not make the investment of the front end to better prepare your organization, implement effective internal controls, improve the efficiency of your staff, and provide better quality of service to your patients?

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