Plus: Here's an uplifting story in this troubled time
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HomeCare Now
March 30, 2020


Not So Fast on CPAP Support
As the nation grapples with the coronavirus crisis, some are turning to CPAP devices for respiratory support—but the devices may end up spreading the virus through the air, experts warn. Here's the rest of the story.


Rural Relief for HME
The $2 trillion stimulus bill included some important measures for the HME sector, including extending the 50/50 blended rate for rural areas, and a 75/25 blended rate in noncompetitive bid areas. Find additional wins here.



Industry News
Keep Up with the Coronavirus Crisis—From HomeCare  
REUTERS: Home Health Care Industry Warns of Possible Collapse  
Tactical Back Office Meets Remote Personnel Needs  
CAIRE Steps Up Production in Response to Coronavirus Crisis  
More News  


White Paper sponsored by Prochant
White Paper Sponsored by Prochant
2021 & Beyond: From Surviving to Thriving
Learn how a forecasted 20% Medicare payment increase will affect HME providers and what model is right for each business.
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White Paper sponsored by McKesson
White Paper Sponsored by McKesson
10 Retail Best Practices for HME Providers
Whether you’re introducing cash sales into your reimbursement business or working toward an all-cash model, retail success starts with understanding its best practices.
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Protecting Patient Data
Protecting Patient Data
The Office of Civil Rights recently relaxed HIPAA regulations for video calls, allowing providers to use Facebook Messenger, G-Chat, Zoom and others to conference with patients remotely. But that doesn’t mean enforcement stops. For small businesses, keeping patient data secure is just as important now as ever. What you need to know.


SOMETHING GOOD: Richard Corbett on Being a Wheelchair Influencer
SOMETHING GOOD: Richard Corbett on Being a Wheelchair Influencer
Richard Corbett suffered a spinal cord injury almost a decade ago. Following rehab and group therapy, he realized he needed to share his story with others and set out to become a wheelchair influencer. He shares his story on Wheels2Walking, an organization that creates videos and other content for people who use wheelchairs. Read more.


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