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O&P stakeholders push ‘goodwill’ bill 

April 5, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON – O&P stakeholders will use an upcoming policy forum to press lawmakers to support legislation that will enable patients to receive high-quality care by, among other things, prohibiting “drop shipping.”  The Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Patient-Centered Care Act was re-introduced in the Senate in March, just ahead of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association’s 2024 Policy Forum, which takes place April 15-16 in Washington. It’s a companion...

American Orthotic & Prosthetic Assoc (AOPA), Drop Shipping, Orthotics, Prosthetics

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Lawmakers seek to address fraud in O&P 

June 27, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – A bi-partisan group in the House of Representatives has introduced a bill that would prohibit “drop shipping” of custom orthoses and protheses to Medicare beneficiaries.  H.R. 4315, the Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Patient-Centered Care Act, would also:  Ensure Medicare beneficiaries can access the full range of orthotic care from one O&P practitioner, rather than requiring them to visit multiple providers when the treating orthotist or...

Drop Shipping, Legislation, Orthotics, Prosthetics

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Poll: COVID precautions push permanent business changes


Poll: COVID precautions push permanent business changes

March 19, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, HME providers, like many businesses, have adapted to new ways of doing business and many of those changes will become permanent, say respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.  Nearly three-quarters of respondents say they plan to make certain changes permanent, including offering drop-shipping or curbside pick-up of equipment.  “In the past, we would do curbside if a customer asked,”...

Business, Change, Coronavirus, Curbside Delivery, Drop Shipping, HME NewsPoll, work from home

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Brightree, PPM Fulfillment integrate

February 18, 2015HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Brightree and PPM Fulfillment, a warehouse and logistics provider specializing in drop shipping CPAP supplies, now offer an integrated interface. Brightree Fulfillment Services allows customers to streamline business processes and improve time to reimbursement with direct-to-patient shipping of supplies from PPM Fulfillment, reducing shipping and inventory costs, according to a press release.

Brightree, CPAP Supplies, Drop Shipping, PPM Fulfillment