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Best practices for respiratory management

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05/05/2020

Proper management of respiratory equipment is one of the most overlooked and underserved areas of your business, potentially “leaking” tens of thousands of dollars (or more) per year.

Clinical leadership in pandemic response

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03/30/2020

The recent coronavirus pandemic is a good reminder that we should be planning now for the next pandemic. And the one after that. These events are matters of “when” they will hit, not “if.”

CQRC to CMS: Help providers do their jobs

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03/30/2020

I am writing on behalf of the Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC) to highlight how our members—the home oxygen, sleep, and ventilation therapy suppliers and manufacturers–are prepared to help during the COVID-19 emergency when patients diagnosed with th

Career-ending disqualification?

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02/25/2020

Our bid was a simple matter. We are one of two independent DME companies in our city. I don’t know if they intended to participate or not, but our bid was simple to calculate—“one dollar under the limiting amount” in all regards bid.

A tactical approach: Measuring the health of the revenue cycle

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02/25/2020

Over the last several years, HME has been transforming into a more technology focused industry.

Managing Risk in 2019: The Lessons We’ll Take Into 2020

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02/25/2020

2020 is a brand-new year, and with it comes brand-new opportunities to grow your business. But in order to make the most of the next 366 days (it is a leap year after all), it’s important to reflect on the lessons of 2019.

Distributors see home care as winning market

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02/03/2020

Medical supply distributors and manufacturers are turning their attention to the rapidly growing field of home health care. They are also realizing something that may come as no surprise to you—it’s a really complicated field that’s undergoing a lot of change.

Miriam Lieber’s 2020 checklist for HME

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02/03/2020

A New Year’s Resolution is “a promise to do something differently in the new year,” according to Merriam Webster.

Relaxing the federal anti-kickback statute and Stark

Stakeholders make case for care coordination capabilities of HME suppliers
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02/03/2020

Historically, Medicare payments for health care have been based on the fee-for-service (FFS) model—that is, Medicare pays for the service regardless of the patient outcome.

Why we all show up

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01/06/2020

Greetings and Happy New Year from all of us at HME News!

As my first months as publisher of HME News comes to a close, I’d like to thank Rick, Liz, Theresa, Jo and everyone else here on our team for helping me jump into this new role and industry.

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