The rates for the calendar year 2022 are higher than past years, reflecting increases in the consumer price index.
The new drug reporting service helps transfillers meet the new FDA requirement to report the amount of medical oxygen filled and released to patients annually.
Alabama HME association gears up for its yearly event, which runs Jan. 11-12, 2022 in Hoover, Ala.
Eleven large providers and vendors have expanded their membership and financial support of the industry association by joining its new Diamond corporate partner class.
Interim final rule on COVID-19 vaccination requirements for staff at Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities does not include DME suppliers in its list.
- By David Kopf
- Nov 04, 2021
After a Congressional sign-on letter urged CMS and HHS leadership to release the pending DME rule, the agencies have moved the rule to the last stage of regulatory review.
The Congressional sign-on letter calls for CMS and HHS leadership to finally release the pending DME rule, which broadly impacts reimbursement.
AAHomecare and state association leaders will hold multiple roundtable discussions on each state’s HME initiatives next week at Medtrade.
Several factors have slowed DME’s adoption of e-prescription, but a new coalition has kicked things into high gear.
COVID-19 continues to dominate the headlines as it wreaks healthcare havoc, but there are 8 strategic trends poised to impact your business in the coming weeks and months. Are you monitoring them? Are you prepared? HMEB's editorial advisory board shares their insights.
- By David Kopf
- Oct 01, 2021
CMS is finalizing changes to two separate, but medically related NCDs that should expand access to the use of home oxygen to treat Cluster Headache.
Providers can apply for Phase 4 General Distribution and American Rescue Plan (ARP) Rural payments. HRSA has provided various resources and is hosting technical assistance webinars.
With the COVID-19 audit pause well behind us, multiple indicators show CMS is quickly resuming audits in a big way. What do HME providers need to know?
- By Kelly Grahovac
- Sep 09, 2021
The debut episode interviews experts Dr. Scott M. Martin MD, PMR, MS and Maxine Paul about the importance and benefits of adopting telehealth for CRT evaluations.
New alignment with some of the largest HME providers, as well as AAHomecare and VGM, will help drive the adoption of e-prescribing for home medical equipment.
An alert from the agency tells Medicare patients to contact suppliers, but AAHomecare and VGM Government Relations both point out that the announcement’s phrasing will cause difficulties for sleep providers.
The Aug. 18-19 event was in-person with masks and social distancing encouraged, and saw the debut of the inaugural Tart Advocacy & Leadership Award.
AAHomcare’s Tom Ryan about how the industry association is approaching the Delta variant and its impact on HME providers from a regulatory and reimbursement standpoint
- By David Kopf
- Aug 19, 2021
Post-acute reimbursement services company makes the list for the first time after posting three-year revenue gains of 112%.
HME association and other ostomy stakeholders release a new whitepaper aimed at educating payers on why they must protect reimbursement for ostomy supplies.