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Telehealth Evals for Complex Rehab: What's Involved?

CMS relaxed telehealth regulations for CRT, but what are the technology tools available and how do providers implement it? Moreover, shouldn’t it be a regular part of the way care and business are conducted?

Numotion Expands Staff Expertise in Southern Missouri

Three employees bring more than 25 years’ experience to the region and are part of an ongoing expansion by the national CRT provider.

Medtrade Wests Adds ‘Welcome to Phoenix Preview Night’

The event will let attendees socialize at various bars set up on the show floor and stroll the show floor to get a head start on the expo portion of the annual HME event.

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.

Medicare Sequestration Bill Now Law

The moratorium on the 2% Medicare sequestration reimbursement cut now lasts until Dec. 31.

The Return of Medicare Claims Audits

Several months ago CMS threatened it would resume its claims audits. Now that is happening and audit expert Wayne van Halem provides the details on what’s happening and what providers need to know.

Numotion Opens First New Hampshire Location

The new Manchester, N.H. facility is part of the national CRT provider’s expanding presence in the Northeast region.

Medtrade West Opens Registration, Offering ‘Smart Saver’ Rates

The special discount rates are the lowest possible prices for the annual industry conference and expo, slated for July 12-14 in Phoenix.

Medtrade East Launches Call for Presentations

Due April 30, the presentations can be either 60 or 90 minutes and can be submitted for various conference tracks at the Oct. 18-20 event in Atlanta.

Brightree Expands Relationship with RelayHealth

The new relationship and integration should make it easier for DME/HME pharmacies to access various programs from ReayHealth’s national network.



VGM releases Heartland Conference Education Schedule

The event, running Sept. 13-15, will feature both in-person presentations and a virtual component so that registrants can earn contact hours, as well as network with and learn from peers.

Sunset Acquires Two Skincare Products

RoEzIt Dermal Care and CPAP Moisture Therapy are designed to help increase patient comfort and compliance with oxygen and sleep therapy.

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Wound Care

The Wound Care On-Ramp

Wound care expert Heather Trumm, BSN, RN, CWON, discusses how HME providers can find a path into a service category that covers nearly all the patient groups they serve.

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Marketplace: CBD and Hemp Products

CBD is an increasingly popular OTC option for pain management, and the range of offerings continues to expand. What are some of the latest products available to DME pharmacies?

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Business Solutions: Data

The Brains of Your Business

Providers create, collect and record incomprehensibly large amounts of data that can benefit their business. How have they been leveraging it, what are some best practices, and how will its use expand and improve?

CMS Temporarily Holds Applying Sequester Cuts

While the extended moratorium on the 2% cuts officially ends April 1, CMS will continue holding off on applying them while Congress finishes related legislative action.

Former AAHomecare VP Passes Away

The well-known HME advocate developed a deep level of expertise in healthcare policy that he applied to the industry association’s efforts.

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Products & Technology

Product Launch Spring 2021

Here's a launchpad of compelling HME products and services that'll help your business boost its appeal to patients and referral partners — and hopefully help your revenues rocket upward.

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Service Profile

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.

David Kopf

Editor's Note

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?

Numotion Appoints Chief Medical Officer

Tara Kersten, M.D. will help the national CRT provide clinical insights, support advocacy efforts, and help with outcomes studies.

Product Solutions

Mobility and Accessibility

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Women's Health and Community Pharmacies

Representing 50 percent of the population, women have unique needs that require unique products and services that DME pharmacies can provide. That said, pharmacies must also strive to provide knowledgeable, top-shelf care. What goes into accomplishing that?

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COVID-19 and HME: What Next?

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase, the HME industry is starting to anticipate what post-acute healthcare will look like going forward. Spiro Health’s Gary Sheehan offers his perspectives and insights.

Western Medical Refreshes Lithium Battery Line

Now named the EXP PRO, the batteries can be used to power PAP devices while traveling and offer features that make them well suited to even more rugged activities, such as camping.

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