The ‘New Normal’ in DME

Posted by Steve DeGenaro on Tue, Jun 02, 2020 @ 02:38 PM

A phrase we’re hearing a lot through this crisis and pandemic is “new normal”.  As in, there’s a new normal out there that involves social distancing, wearing masks, working from home, restaurants and non-essential businesses closed or working limited hours, and on and on and on.  Every person has had some aspect of their life changed in sometimes small, sometimes profound ways.  Of course, this applies to medical equipment providers as much as anyone else. 

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Topics: Employee Training, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Materials Management, Physicians, Avoiding Deficiencies, Showroom, Retail, Delivery, Warehouse, Customer Service, Marketing, Infection Control

HME Accreditation for Medical Practices: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Mary Nicholas on Wed, Oct 31, 2012 @ 10:40 AM

What does it mean to have my practice accredited?
To become accredited means that you have applied, implemented and adhered to a set of business practices that focus on quality and quality of care.  If you intend to submit claims to Medicare for Part B DME items, it means that you have gone through the process to adhere to the set of Quality Standards that Medicare has imposed.

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Topics: HME Accreditation Requirements, Physicians, Chiropractors