Selling DME by a Supplier Without a PTAN

September 27, 2014
AMARILLO, TX – Certain disclaimers must be made when a supplier sells, without a PTAN, DME to a Medicare beneficiary.  42 U.S.C. §1395m(j)(4)(A) states that if a supplier furnishes DME to a Medicare beneficiary, for which no payment m

Road to Medtrade – Preparing for ZPICs and More

September 22, 2014
AMARILLO, TX – The upcoming Medtrade (Oct 20-23, 2014 in Atlanta) has an excellent line-up of speakers who will present programs addressing the most important topics faced by DME suppliers today. Every issue of Medtrade Monday, leading up to Me

Renting Out a Commercial Insurance Provider Contract

August 4, 2014
AMARILLO, TX – A challenge facing DME suppliers relates to commercial plans that have “closed panels.” For example, ABC Medical Equipment applies to be added to the provider panel for an Insurance Company. However, the Insurance Company inf

Brightree Boosts Role with AAHomecare

July 28, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC – Perennial Medtrade exhibitor Brightree (Booth #2245) is expanding its support of AAHomecare’s mission to help HME providers address challenging audit issues. In the new and exclusive agreement, Atlanta-based Brightree will be the

Medtrade Exhibitor Brightree Joins CommonWell Health Alliance

July 7, 2014
VIENNA, VA – CommonWell Health Alliance, a not-for-profit trade association, welcomed new members Brightree (Booth #2245) and MacPractice as contributing members last week. “When CommonWell was created in 2013, we wanted to ensure our members

ABNs – Proper Use and Pitfalls – Part 3

June 30, 2014
AMARILLO, TX – CMS requires Medicare health care providers and suppliers to provide Medicare beneficiaries with an Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-coverage (ABN), Form CMS-R-131, if the provider thinks Medicare probably (or certainly) will no