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He's no Inspector Gadget

November 23, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

When Bob Weir first started as an inspector, the word accreditation would cause the hairs on an HME provider's neck to stand up. “They would get very defensive,” he said. Now, it's part of a provider's daily operations. After 15 years, Weir is no longer contracted with an accreditation organization to conduct inspections (Most recently, he was contracted with HQAA, and before that ACHC). Here's what he had to say about what he's seen over the years when providers opened their doors to...

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Busy cycle year for accreditation

September 25, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Since HME providers need to get re-surveyed every three years to keep their accreditation status current, 2015 was already destined to be a busy year for Bob Weir.Add in procrastination on the part of HME providers, and it has been even busier than he thought.“We've had a lot of people wait until the 11th hour,” said Weir, an accreditation consultant and surveyor. “Before, we'd get requests to get surveyed two or three months in advance; now we're getting them three or four weeks...

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