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  • Newspoll: Providers reconsidering credit card policy
    06/15/2018
    Theresa Flaherty

    YARMOUTH, Maine – Fewer than half (36%) of providers say they keep a credit card on file for customers but that may be changing, say respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.

    “A Plus Medical Equipment has not pursued credit cards on file in the past,” said...

  • Reliable Respiratory ‘quarterbacks’ its path to success
    06/15/2018
    Theresa Flaherty

    NORWOOD, Mass. – Reliable Respiratory no longer considers itself a DME company, a mindset it is using as it ramps up growth, says Eric Mongeau, vice president of sales and marketing.

    “We are truly a care management company, we are a data company,” he said. “We...

  • VGM Live at Home Pro goes 2.0
    06/15/2018
    Liz Beaulieu

    WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Live at Home is slated to launch an upgraded digital platform for home accessibility companies at the Heartland Conference this week.

    A number of companies were beta testing VGM Live at Home Pro 2.0 prior to the conference, in April and May.

    “We...

  • ResMed shares the wealth (of data)
    06/15/2018
    Liz Beaulieu

    SAN DIEGO and SEATTLE – ResMed and Xealth have launched a pilot project that allows primary care physicians at Providence St. Joseph Health to access data from CPAP devices right from their electronic medical record software.

    The integration means PCPs no longer have to swivel back...

  • In brief: CMS to allow use of IFR rates, ActivStyle boosts biz
    06/15/2018
    HME News Staff

    WASHINGTON – CMS has agreed that states can process claims using the higher fee schedule amounts for claims in rural areas from June 1-Dec. 16, 2018, according to a bulletin from AAHomecare. Previously, the agency had said that any fee schedule adjustments would not...