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Hot topic: The evolution of HME automation 

Medtrade Show Daily

Hot topic: The evolution of HME automation 

March 29, 2023John Andrews

DALLAS – Technology can be daunting, especially when it comes to leveraging its myriad functions, applications and operations, which is why Medtrade made it a focus of the educational program this year.  “Providers need to approach technology with an understanding of what they are trying to solve,” said Bruce Gehring, senior vice president of business development for Overland Park, Kan.-based Allegiance Group. “They need to know what their current performance is and...

A/R Allegiance Group, Automation, Medtrade, Prochant, Revenue Cycle Management

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Learn how HME automation has evolved

February 27, 2023John Andrews

DALLAS – Technology–specifically information technology–has become the lifeblood of the HME industry, enabling providers to gain more control over their businesses, their patients and their future. It can be daunting to understand and harness the myriad functions, applications and operations of the digital universe, even for those who have been immersed in it for years, which is why Medtrade has made it a focus of its education program.  “Providers need to approach...

A/R Allegiance Group, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medtrade, Prochant

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Medtrade Show Daily

'You need live data’

October 25, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA – HME providers desperately need to collect and crunch data in real time to reduce hotspots in their businesses, speakers Kit Shellhouse and Bruce Gehring told Medtrade East attendees on Monday.  And doing so doesn’t have to require a fancy program or a big investment – pie charts derived from data in an Excel spreadsheet work just fine, said ACU-Serve’s Shellhouse, so long as it can be updated regularly, and it can be shared.  “Whatever it is,...

2022, A/R Allegiance Group, ACU-Serve, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medtrade

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In brief: Permobil white paper, Walgreens investment, new partnerships

October 1, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Permobil has published a new white paper on the benefits of standing power wheelchairs that draws from reviews from 41 publications, usage data from Permobil Connect and an internal survey.  Top takeaways include:  The positive effects on pressure relief for skin, bone mineral density and bowel/bladder function in users.  Improved mental health and self-esteem, and the increased ability to communicate and perform daily activities.  Ability to better...

2021, A/R Allegiance Group, Breg, Medtrade, Parachute Health, Permobil, Ventec, Walgreens Boots

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Allegiance Group, Curasev sign agreement

September 30, 2021HME News Staff

SKILLMAN, N.J. and OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – A new agreement will combine Curasev’s strengths in automating the end-to-end HME/DME supply chain with Allegiance Group’s expertise in patient-pay billing and collections. “By integrating COLLECTPlus and Curasev’s innovative patient management solutions, both companies agree the collaboration will increase productivity and allow our providers to capture more of their patient pay dollars more efficiently and cost effectively,”...

A/R Allegiance Group, Curasev

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Sleep Coaches engages Allegiance Group

June 11, 2020HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - Sleep Coaches has tapped Allegiance Group to help its customers improve patient pay collections. “Our team at Sleep Coaches is continually helping our HME clients maximize patient revenue by optimizing their patient's CPAP compliance and resupply programs,” said Mark Boardman, president. Sleep Coaches partners with providers to grow their resupply business. Allegiance Group offers comprehensive private pay patient billing and debt collection strategies for the health...

A/R Allegiance Group, Sleep Coaches

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Allegiance Group, BASYS integrate

February 7, 2020HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Allegiance Group, a provider of healthcare billing solutions, will partner with BASYS Processing, which offers customer service and credit/debit card processing solutions. The partnership will allow Allegiance to integrate its CollectPlus system with BASYS' proprietary payment gateway to allow users to achieve better financial results, increase productivity and streamline workflows. “Allegiance Group has partnered with BASYS because of their superior product platform...

A/R Allegiance Group, BASYS, Healthcare billing

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Medtrade Show Daily

Speaker spotlight: Culture comes from leadership

September 30, 2019Tracy Orzel

ATLANTA - Every company has a culture, whether they realize it or not, and those with stronger cultures are typically better performers, says Sharon Bock, director of marketing at Allegiance Group. HME News recently spoke to Bock and Bruce Gehring, senior vice president of business development at Allegiance, who are co-hosting a session at Medtrade called “Creating a Culture to Improve Collections" about the different types of culture and how they can be improved. HME News: So what exactly...

2019, A/R Allegiance Group, Medtrade

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Business Development

Billing systems growing in sophistication

April 29, 2019John Andrews

For HME providers considering upgrades to their billing systems, it is important to know that today's automation technology allows for full integration of functions that span the administrative and operations continuum within the company. In essence, a new billing system goes well beyond revenue cycle transaction and into every essential part of the business. “It's an exciting time for HME providers as it relates to technology, and there are many integrations that are available,”...

A/R Allegiance Group, bflow Solutions, Brightree, Computers Unlimited, Universal Software Solutions

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Smart Talk

Business operations: Define your mission

March 6, 2019Anne Orrick

A. Yes, a collection policy defines the mission and rules you want employees to follow to reach company goals. It guides employees on how to handle patient accounts and outlines your approach to balancing getting paid with customer satisfaction. Policies will differ for each provider. For example, direct providers may demand more credit cards captured upfront versus providers receiving referrals or infusion providers, who are supporting end-of-life scenarios. Collection procedures detail the...

A/R Allegiance Group, Anne Orrick, Collections

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