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Nov 15, 2019

This is the final installment of three special, post-Medtrade episodes. Kim Brummett, vice president of regulatory affairs for the American Association for Homecare, sheds some light on a proposed rule by HHS to loosen the regulatory prohibitions against physician self-referrals when it comes to DME. Brummett talks...


Oct 30, 2019

This is the second of three special, post-Medtrade episodes. Third-party administrators (TPAs) are increasingly getting involved in Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and often run right past protections for providers. Furthermore there have been some business developments in the MCO-TPA world that are...


Oct 29, 2019

This is the first of three special, post-Medtrade episodes. As many providers know, CMS has added non-invasive ventilators to Round 2021 of competitive bidding. Jay Witter, senior vice president of public policy for AAHomecare, discusses the work done thus far to convince CMS to reverse its worrying course of action, as...


Oct 18, 2019

Just in time for the Halloween season, we break some SCARY audit news: The HHS Office of Inspector General has expanded its audit workplan to include PAP supplies — again. Sleep equipment providers might recall that HHS OIG clamped down on claims for replacement PAP supplies in June 2018 after reporting that it had...


Sep 20, 2019

Did you know home oxygen fires kill one home oxygen patient every four days in the United States? Do you know what HME providers can do to help mitigate the issue? In this special edition of the HME Business podcast, Richard Radford, managing director of BPR Medical Gas Control, joins the podcast to discuss a new study...