October 2016 HME Business

October 2016



Can't-Miss HME Products at Medtrade

By Joseph Duffy, David Kopf

Medtrade 2016's expo runs from Nov. 1 to Nov. 3 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, and once again the event will offer a wide spectrum of products to help providers meet new and existing patient needs. We profile more than 25 of this year’s must-see offerings at the show.

Team Approach to Womens Health

A Team Approach

By Joseph Duffy

Providers starting a women's health business can tap into a variety of industry resources to help grow their fledgling businesses.

Womens Health

Building a Women's Health Business

By Joseph Duffy

Women's health products and services can be a viable revenue stream for HME providers. How do providers get started?

Future of HME

Business Solutions

Paving HME's Path

By David Kopf

Each fall we turn to the members of HMEB's editorial advisory board to gain their insights into the trends, obstacles, challenges and opportunities that providers should consider as they shape their business strategies for the next several months. This year, many of the board members are telling us that the future will likely be what providers make of it.


Observation Deck

Bidding's Ripple Effect

By Tom Ryan

Competitive bidding-derived rates are reverberating across more payers.

Editor's Note

Reaching Critical Mass

By David Kopf

Has the industry finally hit the point where it simply can't deal with Medicare?


Problem Solvers

RAC Audits Version 2: Time to Prepare

By David Kopf

As new RAC auditors are coming on board, the instances of RAC audits will increase. Providers must have their ducks in a row.

HME for Women's Health Marketplace

Products for a Growing Market

By Joseph Duffy

The women's health market is poised for substantial growth, and a number of products are available to meet its diverse and important needs.


Product Spotlight

Helping Patients Keep Their Cool

By David Kopf

A new pain management wrap delivers simultaneous compression and cooling for hours — drug and refrigeration free.

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