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Southwest Medical receives award

June 28, 2019HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS - Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, has been named one of the winners of the annual Intalere Healthcare Achievement Awards, according to Nevada Business Magazine. Southwest Medical, specifically its Southwest Medical Pharmacy & Home Medical Equipment division and its Pharmacy Transitions of Care Program, was recognized in the Quality/Patient Care Delivery and/or Patient Satisfaction category. Intalere, a healthcare services company, recognizes its members for their outstanding and innovative...

Award, Delivery, Patient satisfaction, Southwest Medical

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Delivery system in jeopardy, new white paper shows

August 15, 2017HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - U.S. Rehab, a division of the VGM Group, has released a white paper analyzing the current state of the DME industry. The paper, “The Delivery of DMEPOS is in Jeopardy,” provides a data-driven perspective on the adverse effects of competitive bidding on both patients and providers of DME, complex rehab and O&P. “If the current issues with reimbursement are not addressed, irreparable harm will be done to this delivery system,” said Greg Packer, president of...

Cost, Delivery, US Rehab, VGM, white paper

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Rotech automates fleet delivery

March 8, 2016HME News Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. - Rotech Healthcare has selected the cloud-based Route Planner on-demand solution from Descartes to automate planning, dispatch and data collection processes for its fleet delivering medical equipment and services. “As the current tide of healthcare reform adds more margin pressure to the HME industry, we are making significant technology investments to increase efficiency and drive down unnecessary logistics costs without sacrificing high quality service for our customers,”...

Automation, Delivery, Rotech

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In brief: Contractors clarify delivery policy, PFQC launches interactive map

August 8, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The DME MACs have issued clarifying guidance on written order prior to delivery (WOPD) document corrections and proof of delivery (POD) requirements. For WOPD, if errors are found before delivery, suppliers may amend the WOPD or create a new one to send to the physician for signature and date, the MACs say. If an error is discovered prior to claim submission, the original supplier may recover the item(s); obtain a compliant, complete WOPD; and re-deliver the item. If an error is found...

Advanced Home Care, Delivery, Documentation, Mergers and acquisitions, People for Quality Care, PMD demo

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Wright & Filippis drives down costs

November 29, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ROCHESTER, Mich. - Wright & Filippis has a cab ride in Las Vegas to thank for a new initiative that will not only save the provider money but also make it more “green.” “Our leadership was attending Medtrade West three years ago and took a cab that was powered by propane,” said Tom Hopkins, the distribution and fleet manager at Wright & Filippis. “A.J. Filippis (president) came back and said, 'We should be looking into this.'” Fast forward to Medtrade in November,...

Costs, Delivery, Environment, Fuel

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