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Readmissions: HME Key to reductions

December 1, 2014John Andrews

ATLANTA - Home medical equipment is instrumental in keeping chronically ill patients from being readmitted to the hospital and it is time providers realized that, says Kelly Riley, senior director of the MED Respiratory and Sleep Networks.At a Medtrade presentation, Riley told attendees that there are various opportunities for HME to keep readmissions in check.Readmissions are one of the major cost drivers in healthcare and CMS is starting to levy substantial monetary penalties for readmissions within...

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Model for diagnosing sleep apnea evolves

October 19, 2012Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ATLANTA - When it comes to getting new CPAP patients, the days of providers standing outside waiting for the sleep lab to throw them a bone are over, says Kelly Riley, director of The MED Group's National Respiratory Network.That's because sleep—from diagnosis to treatment to payment—is changing, said Riley during her Oct. 15 session, "Home Sleep Testing: Are You in or Out?""The prevalence and importance of sleep apnea is attracting a lot of attention," she said. "Of the top two healthcare...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Home Sleep Testing, Kelly Riley

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