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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

Friendly reminder to Congress, CMS

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11/30/2018

In our beautiful, small and mostly rural (except by CMS standards) state of West Virginia, we periodically endure floods, snowstorms and high winds resulting in power outages.

Do you have the door wide open to write-offs?

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10/30/2018

“We’re going to have to write this off.” A phrase that no manager wants to say or hear in their business.

How an ERP system can change your DME business

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09/24/2018

With warp speed changes in the DME industry, it can be hard to stay ahead of the game. And if you don’t, you’ll find that everything from identifying your profit center to managing almost every aspect of your entire business will suffer, causing wasted time and money.

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