I recently had an enlightening conversation with Bob, CEO of a mid-sized HME, about his CPAP resupply business. His cut-to-the-chase with me: “I don’t want choices, I want recommendations! With payer cuts and NCB, I need complexity removed.
The Affordable Care Act: Has there been such major health policy reform in the United States since the 1965 passing of the Social Security Amendments? A goal of the ACA is changing payment models based on the belief the current healthcare payment model is broken.
After years of challenges, are there any signs that funding medically-necessary, quality-of-life complex rehab technology (CRT) can advance coverage and payment policies to reflect advancements in technology?
When the HME industry last year began to take in the full potential effects of the looming application of bidding-derived pricing for rural and other non-bid areas, providers and industry stakeholders alike were alarmed at potential cuts of 50% or more for many
My personal activity on LinkedIn is increasing, like many of my peers, because the HME space is narrowing. A quick newsfeed glance on the site regularly shows my HME connections serving up posts to position themselves in other healthcare markets.