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Oct 20, 2020

Sleep therapy is a perfect micro that defines the macro of HME when it comes to COVID-19. Sleep therapy providers have had to ascend a steep learning curve to reshape how they safely and effectively provide products and services. Now that we are seven months into the public health emergency, Gary Sheehan, MBA, CEO of 

Sep 18, 2020

Back on March 30, CMS suspended its claims audits for the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Well, CMS surprised everyone in August by announcing it would resume those audits.

Audit expert Wayne van Halem, president of The van Halem Group, discusses how CMS will likely phase back in the DME MAC Targeted Probe and...

Aug 26, 2020

Do you have a free five minutes between now and Aug. 31? Then you have time to protect a vulnerable patient group. Don Clayback, executive director of the National Coalition for Assistive and Rehab Technology (NCART), sits down with HMEB to discuss a campaign to convince lawmakers to add their signatures to a...

Jul 27, 2020

Tom Ryan, president and CEO of the American Association for Homecare, stops by to discuss two key items:

First, he shines a spotlight on the association’s Ambassador Program, a unique effort by high-profile industry stakeholders to get more HME providers involved in the association.

Second, he discusses the current...

Jul 7, 2020

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...