DME Pharmacy

Features & Articles

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    Must-Stock Retail DME Categories

    What DME items should be sitting on your retail shelves? We take a look at some key product categories that any pharmacy specializing in DME products should offer. 12/01/2021

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    Wound Care: A Misunderstood Opportunity

    Many DME pharmacies side-step offering reimbursable wound care products, but an expert explains why wound care might be much more approachable than they think. 12/01/2021

  • Using DMEPOS Accreditation Strategically

    Don't look at DMEPOS accreditation simply as a requirement. Rather, consider how you can leverage its value both in your internal procedures and in your healthcare marketplace. 12/01/2021

  • Approaching Medicare's New Infusion Benefit

    CMS has deemed a new infusion benefit that can be an opportunity for DME pharmacies. But it's important to understand how the benefit works and how accreditation plays a role. 12/01/2021

  • Driving Innovation in Wound Care

    New legislation could finally bring Medicaire reimbursement for single-use or disposable negative pressure wound therapy, which would help spread the use of these devices in the homecare setting. 12/01/2021

  • Video Interview

    New Immunization and Testing Certifications

    Sandy Canally of The Compliance Team discusses two new services available from her company that can help HME suppliers and DME pharmacies expand the services they provide — and their revenues. 10/21/2021

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    A New Infusion Benefit and New Opportunities

    Sandy Canally of The Compliance Team tells us about how CMS has deemed a new infusion benefit and explains how this can be an opportunity for HME providers and DME pharmacies. 10/21/2021

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    Tom Ryan

    An E-Prescribing Solution Comes to the DME Industry

    Several factors have slowed DME’s adoption of e-prescription, but a new coalition has kicked things into high gear. 10/12/2021

  • Service Profile
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    A Shot in the Arm for Vaccination Services

    As COVID-19 vaccines get rolling, an accreditation organization has launched a new immunization certification program for pharmacies, but the pandemic isn’t the only reason. 04/01/2021

  • Editor's Note
    David Kopf

    Competitive Bidding's Forever Pause

    What's the situation with Round 2021 of competitive bidding and what does it mean for pharmacies serving DMEPOS beneficiaries? 04/01/2021

Podcasts

  • HME Business Podcast

    HME and Consumer Financing Options

    Consumer financing is becoming commonplace in post-acute care, and that includes HME. In fact, with retail sales playing such a pivotal role in provider revenues, accommodating credit is downright essential. However, there are still providers who are unclear on healthcare-specific financing for HME. What do providers need to know to support healthcare credit cards — and reap the benefits? Randy Baldwin and Claude Royster of healthcare credit card company CareCredit share their expertise.

Whitepapers & Viewpoints

Podcast: A New Approach to Mask Fitting