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Chaos meets opportunity at the Summit

August 17, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

There has arguably never been a more chaotic time in the HME industry. The industry already had Round 2021 of national competitive bidding on the docket for this year, in terms of CMS announcing single payment amounts this summer and contract suppliers this fall. But it's been the external pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic that have turned even our own little sector of health care upside down. The two together have made the industry spin. Will CMS pause the bid program? Even if it does pause the...

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NSM creates thought leadership committee

December 17, 2019HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - National Seating & Mobility has formed a thought leadership committee to address issues affecting the outcomes and mobility needs of individuals with disabilities and severe health conditions. The committee's current priorities include fee-for-service vs. integrated risk sharing, client outcomes measurement, wheelchair ANSI/RESNA standards, funding for essential technology enhancements and required documentation for order submissions. “Diverse teams often come up with the...

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It's ... (almost) Summit time

July 27, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Innovation: a new method, idea, product.You'll find all that and more in this year's educational lineup for the HME News Business Summit.A new method: A hybrid business model that gives both manufacturers and providers skin in the game, yet tweaks their roles to maximize cost-savings.A new idea: A healthcare continuum that places the patient at the center of care where they are most often, in the home.A new product: A growing group of patient engagement tools that serve the dual purpose of improving...

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'Action expresses priorities'

July 18, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

In these challenging days of national competitive bidding pricing and widespread auditing, HME businesses can be, understandably, an insular bunch. But there are problems in any market. And the severity of those problems typically ebb and flow, with periods of decline and regrowth. At this year's HME News Business Summit, we're here to focus on the latter: regrowth. To regrow, a business must take action. It can't wait for it to happen. It must make it happen. Sometimes taking action means throwing...

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