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Moving the HME Industry Forward

General Healthcare

  • Medtrade Call for Presentations Due April 27
    April 24, 2017

    ATLANTA – Another eventful year in the HME industry comes to a head on Oct 23, 2017, when Medtrade kicks off in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. The nation’s premiere HME-focused event is scheduled for Oct 23-26, a four-day event that is designed to inspire and unify  during what many hope will be the start of a rebound for the industry. read more »

  • Adverse Action - Its Effect on Related Entities
    April 24, 2017

    Assume that ABC Medical Equipment, Inc. is related to XYZ Medical Equipment, Inc. and DEF Medical Equipment, Inc. For example, assume that while the three companies do not have identical stockholders, John Smith and Jack Jones are stockholders of each company. read more »

  • Self-Disclosure of Stark Violations
    April 17, 2017

    AMARILLO, TX - The Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol (“SRDP”), or “Stark disclosure protocol,” signed into law under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) on March 23, 2010, required the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) and the Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) to establish a self-referral disclosure protocol for violations of the Stark physician self-referral statute. Beginning June 1, 2017, that protocol takes effect. read more »

  • A Peek Behind the Curtain - Marketing Director Sarah Varner
    April 10, 2017

    ATLANTA – Medtrade attendees have been reading my slogans for the better part of seven years, but a marketing director usually stays somewhat behind the scenes. In another “peek behind the curtain,” I’ll attempt to give a glimpse of my role, as well as a bit of my background. read more »

  • Six Months from Now - A Chance to Truly Join the Industry
    April 10, 2017

    ATLANTA – Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas ended last month, with many providers looking for more efficient ways to run the business (caretailing and more) while looking to exhibitors for the latest product ideas. read more »

  • How Does the Washington Legislative Conference Benefit You?
    April 03, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC - AAHomecare has offered a Legislative Conference for more than thirty years. Each time the issues vary, but our attendees and their reasons for coming do not. AAHomecare member Barb Stockert, with Sanford HealthCare Accessories in Jamestown, North Dakota explains why she believes the conference benefits everyone in the industry: read more »

  • Best in Caretailing - Providers’ Choice GOLD Award 

    March 20, 2017

    LAS VEGAS - Medtrade Spring attendees cast their votes for the best new products in the New Product Pavilion Providers’ Choice Awards (sponsored by HomeCare Magazine) and the Handy Cane by The Handy Cane (Salem, Mass) took home the Gold Award. read more »

  • Images from Medtrade Spring 2017
    March 20, 2017

    Images from Medtrade Spring 2017 read more »

  • Another Chance to Attain the CDME Credential at Medtrade - Oct 23-26, 2017
    March 13, 2017

    LAS VEGAS – Several Medtrade Spring attendees left the recent show in Las Vegas with a respected credential that will help them differentiate their company in the coming years. read more »

  • Due Diligence Checklist - Stock Purchase
    March 13, 2017

    AMARILLO, TX - In the past, the vast majority of acquisitions of DME suppliers have been “asset purchases.” This is where one company (ABC Medical Equipment, Inc.) purchases the hard assets of the selling DME company (XYZ Medical Equipment, Inc.). In addition, subject to patient choice, XYZ will transfer its patient files to ABC. The good news for ABC is that, as a general rule, it does not pick up any of XYZ’s liabilities. The challenge for ABC is that if, for example, ABC desires to take over XYZ’s location, then ABC will need to become accredited and obtain a PTAN for XYZ’s location. read more »