Diabetes


AAHomecare Launches Diabetes Council

Aimed at addressing growing diabetes needs among HME providers, the council is already beginning to outline its goals for the rest of 2022 and 2023.

Study: CGMs Outpacing Test Strips in Diabetes Market

The market for diabetes management devices will exceed $28 billion by 2032, according to forecasts from IDTechEx.

VGM Wound Care Releases Diabetic Program Guide

The latest guide from VGM division offers direction on starting a diabetes care program and how providers can develop their program.

Home Care Delivered Receives Majority Equity Investment

Citing the overall trend toward healthcare in the home, private equity investors BPOC back provider’s plans for continued growth.

Glooko Raises $30 Million Financing

Funding will help maker of remote monitoring platform for diabetes patients accelerate its market growth.

CMS Releases COVID-19 IFR

The Interim Final Rule includes HME-related items, including a widening of who can conduct telehealth visits, discussion of CARES Act provisions on rural and other non-bid-area reimbursement rates, continuous glucose monitors, and more.

National Mail-Order: Diabetes Benefit Use Fell, Retail Sales Grew

A new Medicare Payment Advisory Commission study of CMS’s national mail-order program for diabetic supplies showed a drop in benefit use and an increase in retail sales between 2010 and 2017, but did not see an increase in adverse health outcomes.

Glooko Offers Free Remote Diabetes Care During COVID-19

To cut down on risk of in-person visits, Glooko is providing its remote-care solution that provides live patient-to-clinician connectivity at no charge.

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Glooko Names Two C-Level Execs

Zach Henderson will serve as Chief Commercial Officer and Komathi Stem as Chief Operating Officer of diabetes management technology company.

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Sharing Best Resupply Practices

Sleep therapy was the proving ground for how technology and smart resupply practices can benefit care and expand revenues. Now, other corners of HME are starting to apply those lessons.



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Editor's Note

The Future is Wearable

The U.S. market for wearable health devices is poised to hit billions of dollars in just a few years, and HME sits at the center of this massive opportunity.

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Glooko Receives 13485:2016 Certification For California and Sweden Sites

The remote monitoring platform for diabetes patients passed audits of its corporate quality management system this year.

What's for Lunch?

Part of helping diabetes patients manage their condition involves helping them to eat better. What if patients are living in a 'food desert?'

The Personal Touch

New technology can bring you closer to your patients and reduce staff labor and error rates at the same time

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Pushing Diabetes Profitability

Test strips and meters bring diabetes patients in the door. To drive profitability, you need to give patients more help once they're inside.

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Tapping Into the DSMT Opportunity with TCT

The Compliance Team’s Sandra Canally chats about providing accreditation services for the past 25 years and how providers can build new services and revenues from Medicare’s new Diabetes Self-Management Training (DMST) program.

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Diabetes Self-Management

Revenue opportunities await HME businesses that can provide DSMT. So what's involved?

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Owning the Loop

If we look at the sleep market, a compelling business case for remote patient monitoring comes into focus. RPM lets providers help referral partners provide better care and demonstrate outcomes to payers, which is a big differentiator. However, does RPM work for all categories? Moreover, for how long can HMEs expect to control the information loop?

Most Diabetes Patients to Use CGMs by 2026

Analysts expect 41 million cases of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in the United States by 2026, and most of those users will opt for CGMs.

RAC Approved to Audit Diabetes Test Strips

Performant will only review HCPCS code A4253 and claims paid date must be within three years before the Additional Documentation Request.

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