The wound care market encompasses a wide range of conditions, products, services and healthcare settings, so it has sufficient versatility for the home medical equipment provider to maintain a healthy business.
One of the keys to improving CPAP compliance is to understand where the challenges lie. To raise the static 55% compliance rate, providers need to learn about patient issues and set out to correct them, sleep vendors say.
As HME providers continually search for business segments outside the scope of Medicare competitive bidding, complex rehabilitation is an option that is being looked at with more interest than ever before.
After listening to the industry’s complaints about the difficulties with reimbursement, excessive paperwork and governmental red tape, HME providers considering adding diabetes to their business mix may think it’s not worth the trouble.