Accreditation


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Outlining DME Policies & Procedures for Now — and the Future

As providers work to remain competitive and successful in a constantly changing post-acute environment, they must still maintain accreditation. How can they bridge both worlds? One accrediting organization has developed a solution.

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Avoiding Common Site Survey Pitfalls

Accreditation expert Matt Gruskin identifies some common accreditation site survey issues and explains corrective action plans and how to address them.

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2021 HME Business Handbook: Accreditation

Doublechecking Your Processes to Avoid the Top 10 Survey Deficiencies

When a site surveyor finds an accreditation deficiency, it's not the end, but rather a means to the end of improving your HME business's quality. Here are 10 deficiencies to keep in mind.

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2021 HME Handbook: Accreditation

Using Accreditation to Sell Your Business

Prospective buyers will evaluate your operations, and if your HME business is accredited, then you will have the resources to make the process much easier.

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The Rise of the Value-Based HME

As the industry rounds the bend out of COVID, HME providers can expect more patient demand and a broader set of needs from their clients and referral partners. Are they ready?

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Leveraging Policies and Procedures Lessons

COVID-19 taught providers a lot in terms of infection control, telehealth and other aspects of their businesses. What lessons will stick around for the long haul and what things should they have been doing all along?

ACHC Launches Two New Distinctions

New offerings help respiratory providers and providers of custom mobility products demonstrate their commitment to care management and quality of life.

TCT Unveils Immunization Certification Program

Certification program enables DME pharmacies to show they support the CDC’s COVID-19 requirements and helps them tap into new service opportunities.

Accreditation: The Pharmacy Exemption

DME pharmacies, the community pharmacies that also provide home and durable medical equipment, have unique circumstances when it comes to DMEPOS accreditation.

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Business Solutions

14th Annual Big 10

It’s time again for our annual Big 10 list of trends affecting HME now and in the months to come, but this year is different due to the far-reaching COVID-19 public health emergency. See what will impact the industry as we roll into 2021.



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Game Changes: Accreditation in 2021

This year marks a renewal cycle for DMEPOS accreditation, but COVID-19 and some other industry trends have changed the game. What do providers need to know to ensure a smooth and timely renewal?

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Renewing Accreditation in 2021

This year marks an accreditation renewal cycle for DMEPOS providers. What do they need to do in order to ensure a smooth, timely renewal? Moreover, how has COVID-19 changed the process what other factors might influence their renewal this time around?

Cleaning and Disinfection for DME

Providers know that they must enforce more stringent infection control, but what methods and approaches make sense for DME? The answers aren't always obvious.

Handling Regulatory and Process Changes During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a variety of regulatory changes from CMS. How do HME providers manage all of them?

Virtual Surveys Help Keep DMEPOS Providers Current

Now that social distancing has become an everyday routine, a virtual site survey for accreditation can be conducted in a safe, convenient, and effective manner. How does it work and what do you need to know?

A Case for Using a Learning Management System

Continuing education is an ongoing process for various disciplines within the HME industry. That said changes in specific requirements, as well as changes made due to the pandemic make managing ongoing education and employees' progress in that regard a sizable task.

BOC Announces 2021 Executive Committee and New Board Member

Angela Smalley, Ph.D., BOCPD, COF, brings to the board more than five years’ experience in the O&P profession, as well as knowledge of the latest advancements in medtech.

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BOC Awarded for COVID-19 Adaptations

Golden Bridge awards accrediting organization for the new services and modifications is made to help HME providers maintain Medicare accreditation during the public health emergency.

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Reassessing Your Accreditation in 2021

The New Year brings an accreditation renewal cycle and some providers might be considering a switch. What do they need to be thinking about, what does the process look like, and does COVID-19 impact their decision-making?

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Products & Technology

Winning Solutions

This year’s winners of our New Product Award offer up solutions that are the perfect fit for today’s HME business environment. Now in its seventh year, our provider-judged competition had 22 winners that are worth checking out.

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