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COVID-19 & HME: Chapter 2 – An Update on CMS’s Interim Final Rule and Other HME Policy Changes

Late on March 30, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released three important documents relaxing many requirements to facilitate providing care to Medicare beneficiaries in their homes during the current COVID-19 public health emergency.

COVID-19 & HME

A Dialogue — What we know and what we don’t know

Originally aired March 26, 2020

As everyone knows, in today’s COVID-19 emergency, things are changing by the minute.  HME providers are on the front line of patient care and are serving an invaluable role in keeping patients out of hospitals.

Uncover the biggest trend in Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS)

The PERS market is hungry for something new and is ready for an easy-to-use fall detection device that seniors don't have to wear or press a button when in need.

2020 Look Ahead For DME Suppliers

Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 1:00 PM (EST)

2020 is the Year of the Rat, the first year in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. Maybe not cuddly, but the rat gets first billing because it is an animal with spirit, wit, alertness, and flexibility.

Third-party contracts: Get the right people in the right seats with the right infrastructure

The HME industry is buzzing about payer relations and how to penetrate the third-party payer market as a way to stay diversified and sustainable.

Get Ready for Mandatory Prior Auth of Support Surfaces

Now’s the time to develop and deploy an authorization process that improves patient outcomes and provides value to referral sources. Beginning in July 2019, Medicare will incorporate five HCPCS for Group Two support surfaces into its mandatory prior authorization program.

Competitive Bid 2021—It’s Go Time

CMS’s March press release makes it clear: The next round of competitive bidding is back on the launch pad and ready for take-off. Time to roll up your sleeves.

The bid process: Is it truly simplified?

Ventilators: They’re in, but will they stay in?

Summit Talks presents The competition: The anti-Amazon approach to beating Amazon

So many healthcare businesses are obsessed with the “Amazon effect.” And with good reason: the giant e-tailer has made a number of moves in the healthcare space, including teaming up with JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway on a yet-to-be disclosed initiative, securing approval as a wholesale

Summit Talks presents M&A: The market outlook

The keepers of “The Braff Group M&A Insider” in HME News will provide a detailed view of the market, not only for HME but also for ancillary markets and health care at large.

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