HMEB Podcasts

HMEB Podcast

The HME Business podcast offers an insider’s view into the home medical equipment (HME) industry. Host David Kopf, the executive editor of HME Business magazine and HME-business.com, examines key HME news, trends and developments, and interviews various experts to find out how HME provider owners and operators can run efficient, profitable and growing businesses while providing service and care that cements lasting patient and referral relationships. If you’re an HME industry professional, and you want to stay in the loop about smart business strategy and tactics, this podcast will become a regular listen for you.


The Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act & Six-Year Lookback Audits

Mar 14, 2019

Nikki Jensen, vice president of Essentially Women, joins HME Business Executive Editor David Kopf again, this time to discuss The Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act, why Medicare needs to fund custom breast prostheses, and the #LetHerDecide awareness and advocacy campaign. Then Wayne van Halem, president and founder of audit consulting firm The van Halem Group gives listeners the low-down on six-year lookback audits and what they need to know about them.

Duration: 28 min


Opportunities: Managed Care and Women’s Health

Feb 27, 2019

HME providers are constantly hunting for opportunities to diversify and broaden their revenues, and two such openings are managed care contracts and women’s health. HME Business Editor David Kopf sits down with Jeffrey S. Baird, Esq., the chairman of the Health Care Group at law firm Brown & Fortunato P.C., to learn more about managed care contracts — as well as a series of articles he’s written for HMEB on the topic — and he also chats with Nikki Jensen, vice president of Essentially Women, to learn more about her organization and the opportunities in women’s health.

Duration: 27 min


The Industry's Legislative Agenda for 2019

Feb 15, 2019

The 116th Congress has been in session for a few weeks now, so HME Business Editor David Kopf checks in with Tom Ryan of the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) and Don Clayback from the National Coalition for Assistive and Rehab Technology (NCART) to find out what they have in the works in terms of their legislative and regulatory agendas for 2019.

Duration: 28 min


Pilot: Welcome to the HME Business Podcast

Jan 29, 2019

To kick off the HME Business Podcast, host of the podcast and editor of HME Business Magazine David Kopf gives some insight into the mission and future of the podcast. He is joined by HME sales expert Ty Bello, who offers listeners some takeaways as to what providers should be doing for strategic sales planning.

Duration: 13 min


Managing the Digital Patient Experience podcast with Nupura Kolwalkar