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Jodi RohlwingHettich

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Wound Care: Be the expert 

August 3, 2022Jodi RohlwingHettich

Q. How can I differentiate my retail space to highlight wound care products?  A. Expanding your retail presence can draw in new customers and differentiate your business from others in the market. As we see declining reimbursement, more home medical equipment providers are looking to expand their retail setting and diversify to cash sales. Most retail HMEs focus on mobility and safety; however, offering unique products that focus on health, wellness and preventative care brings value to your...

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Wound Care: Educate, educate, educate

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Wound Care: Educate, educate, educate

July 8, 2022Jodi RohlwingHettich

Q. How can I create a successful wound care program? A. Wound care is expected to grow by up to 5.3% in the next few years, with the trend toward “hospital at home.” Is your HME company ready to meet the demand? Offering wound care dressings can differentiate your company from others; however, to implement a successful wound care program, it all starts with education.   Educate your staff It is important for your staff to be able to identify the various categories of dressings...

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Wound Care: Follow the LCD

June 7, 2022Jodi RohlwingHettich

Q. What are the basics of wound care billing?  A. The 2021 CERT (Comprehensive Error Rate Testing) documented surgical dressings have an 81% denial rate due to insufficient documentation. Following the LCD requirements can increase your chance of getting through a surgical dressing audit.  Some of the most common errors that can be avoided include:  Documentation on the type of debridement  Wounds that qualify for a surgical dressing must have documentation of debridement,...

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Jodi RohlwingHettich

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Wound Care: To start, get educated

May 9, 2022Jodi RohlwingHettich

Q. Why should I expand into wound care?  A. Wound care is a rapidly growing market. With the surge of chronic diseases, it is expected to surpass $40 billion in spend by 2024. It is likely you are already servicing patients that have one or more wounds. Patients that have diabetes, vascular disease and limited mobility all have an increased chance of developing a chronic wound.    Have your staff get educated on wound care, the types of products available and the HCPC codes for...

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