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WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are urging providers to gather as many original co-sponsors as they can for a bill expected to drop in November that would provide relief for non-bid areas.

AASM stakes a claim to home sleep testing


DARIEN, Ill. – Only a physician can diagnose medical conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea and primary snoring, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine states in a new position paper on home sleep apnea testing.

Stakeholders prepare for bid-relief bill to drop

They’re sharing draft language, circulating position papers

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have begun the task of shoring up support in anticipation of a bill that would provide some relief from the competitive bid program.

HME: Not so hip on HIPAA?

‘The No. 1 focus of audits is the security and risk assessment, which is woefully missing in this industry’

ATLANTA – Industry consultants report a number of HIPAA-related audits making the rounds in the HME industry and the best they can tell, providers, for the most part, are not prepared for them.

Care Motion seeks Amazon status

‘We want to be a one-stop shop for HME’

CLEVELAND – Provider Aaron Cavano recently launched a virtual shopping assistant to make buying HME easier for his customers and streamlining the process for his business.

Medtrade speaker spotlight: Mind the care gaps, says John Stelzner of Philips


ATLANTA– The healthcare market is moving quickly from fee-for-service to pay-for-performance, a trend that is leaving providers with a lack of both proven care models and cross-team communication.




HME NewsPoll November 2017

A number of ransomware attacks involving patient data have penetrated the healthcare sector and there are reports of a number of HIPAA-related audits specifically in the HME sector.