When Does the 36-Month Oxygen Rental Period Restart?
6 scenarios in which HME providers can legally restart the oxygen rental period
The Basics of Billing Non-Assigned
Commercial insurance and anti-discrimination restrictions apply
Necessary Insurance for Home Health Agencies
Minimize claim damage with the right policy
It is my opinion that the DME industry has finally reached "rock bottom" and is now starting its rebound. My opinion is based on several observations. The bloodletting from Competitive Bidding...
HME Opportunities Within Accountable Care Organizations
The fee-for-service model is being replaced with collaborative care. Find out where you fit into this new system
There is an inherent adversarial relationship between the DME supplier and CMS. On the one hand, the DME supplier markets products and services, receives the physician's order, obtains the necessary...
The government has taken the position that if a facility originally received Medicare certification for participation as a skilled nursing facility (SNF), then that prohibits a DME supplier from...
What it means to restart the 36-month cap
SAINT MARYS, Penn. (April 1, 2015)—Allegheny Software Publishers Inc, a provider of home health care software solutions, recently announced that it will incorporate content from PEPID, a...
Regardless of your business model, HIPAA regulations apply
Building a Referral Network Within Legal Guidelines
Referrals are the lifeblood of HME providers, but federal and state statutes establish careful parameters around these relationships
Entering competitive bidding after the fact
Understand the ins and outs of providing gifts to physicians
Improving business with out-of-network patients
Address these statutory and regulatory issues when pushing into the retail market
Pay close attention to state and federal statutes