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Providers stay grounded in retail

See and feel matters, say majority of respondents to HME Newspoll
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01/20/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – The larger trends in retail may point to the cloud, but for HME providers, it’s still all about bricks and mortar, according to a recent HME Newspoll.

AASM adds video communication to HME toolbox

‘The opportunities are limited only to someone’s imagination, as to how they can run their business a little better’
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01/20/2017

CHICAGO – Ensuring compliance with sleep therapy can be time consuming and expensive for HME providers and patients alike. A new telemedicine platform from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine aims to make things easier.

Stakeholders home in on Medicaid strategy

‘The states are going to get less money and the big question now is, how are they going to deal with that?’
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01/20/2017

WASHINTON – A directive from Congress to tie Medicaid reimbursement to Medicare reimbursement will be a tough pill to swallow for not only HME providers but also states, industry stakeholders say.

In brief: CMS greenlights CGMs for coverage, Bain Capital makes bolt-on acquisition in pediatric market

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01/20/2017

WASHINGTON – CMS classified “therapeutic” continuous glucose monitoring systems as durable medical equipment in a Jan. 12 ruling.

Drive DeVilbiss bows out of Medtrade Spring

Company says it’s rethinking its marketing strategy
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01/20/2017

LAS VEGAS – Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare has had one of the busiest and liveliest booths at Medtrade Springs past, but not this year.

Gov’t sums up healthcare fraud and abuse control

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01/20/2017

WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice have released their “Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016.”

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HME NewsPoll February 2017

The larger trends in retail point to online vs. in-store sales. A recent headline in the Wall Street Journal read: “In-Store declines drag down traditional retailers?"