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Protecting CRT state by state

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05/31/2019

In the political process, complete bipartisan support is rare. But in March, both houses in the Tennessee legislature unanimously passed a bill establishing a separate benefit for complex rehab technology (CRT) products provided through Medicaid.

Making the case for e-prescribing

Medicare approves e-prescribing for inexpensive or routinely purchased DME
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04/29/2019

Recently, Medicare determined to accept e-prescribed orders for inexpensive or otherwise routinely purchased DME. Historically, Medicare has required fax, pen and ink, or electronically maintained images of signed orders.

Warranties: Why are we taking it on the chin?

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04/29/2019

As I am dealing with the 10th warranty issue for power chairs this month, I feel the need to express something that has bothered me for years. I should also add that we are a one location, small company with big dreams, so 10 warranty issues in one month is a lot.

Medtrade Spring 2019: All Future, No Past

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04/01/2019

LAS VEGAS – If you’re reading this issue of HME News at Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas, welcome to the show. We recognize that you’ve spent time, money and effort to make it to the Nevada desert, and we believe you made the right choice.

Categorize functional, digital contributions

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02/22/2019

CMS is standardizing patient functional assessment in nursing homes, home health agencies, long-term care hospitals and inpatient rehabilitation facilities via

Surf’s up on new online opportunities

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01/24/2019

E-commerce volume has quadrupled in the last decade. “Buy it Now” buttons pop up like mushrooms in every online experience. Prospective purchasers of nearly everything expect to find both informational and transactional channels online.

Your tires are flat, but only on one side

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12/21/2018

Imagine you are having a problem with your car. You need it looked at, so you take your car to an expert to get it checked out at and diagnosed. You know you have problems with your car, but you want someone else to assess your car’s problems.

Pro tips: How to work with state Medicaid programs

Request 30-minute meetings and get to the point
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12/21/2018

Medicaid directors have a huge undertaking, ensuring their programs meet budgets, adhere to federal and state guidelines, and provide excellent patient outcomes.

What's the secret weapon in sleep therapy?

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11/30/2018

While we can all appreciate the importance of getting a good night’s sleep, we know there are millions of people who need assistance catching some “ZZZs.” Age, obesity and a greater public awareness of the importance of sleep has led to a steadily growing number of Americ

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