Proper documentation is critical to CMS reimbursement. Yet research shows that 33% of Medicare claims are rejected due to inadequate proof of delivery.
Most suppliers operate a trustworthy business, but mistakes can still occur. Paper forms are prone to loss, illegible handwriting, incomplete information, inaccurate data and missing signatures. Storing, and eventually destroying, all that paper can be a costly hassle. In the world of post-payment Medicare audits, the obligation to maintain these records doesn’t end when payment is received. CMS requires suppliers to maintain these records for seven years. Continue reading →
New technology is transforming the way companies manage their assets. Asset tracking software is not simply about knowing where your assets are. Today, it’s about providing a complete history for every individual asset and using this information to achieve operational advantages. If you’re still using a manual system to track the comings and goings of your equipment or if your current software system only tracks the location of your assets, your competitors just might leave you in their dust. Continue reading →
It’s been a rough road for many HME providers. From competitive bidding to audit chaos to face-to-face requirements, all sorts of outside influences impact your bottom line. You might feel like your hands are tied. However, there are things you can do to gain more control and remain competitive in this challenging environment. Continue reading →
Although companies are achieving substantial benefits with asset tracking software, it’s still a new concept for many businesses. If you’re just entering the arena and are trying to figure out if your business can benefit, here are five clues that will help you sort it out. Continue reading →
How HMEs Can Maximize Tracking Technology to Compete in an Uncertain Marketplace
By now, you’re probably aware that an automated asset tracking software solution offers a world of advantages including better equipment utilization, loss prevention, accurate rental billing, and more. These benefits alone can help your company survive as your reimbursement, regulatory and business environments continue to evolve.
However, the value of asset tracking software doesn’t stop there. Collecting data about the physical location of your equipment is only part of the picture. When you extend the capability of the mobile device – whether it be a handheld computer or a smartphone or tablet – to automate your workflows, you access a new level of efficiency and control. Continue reading →
Recently there was a pull request on SpecEasy, our open-source unit testing framework, for implementing an
IgnoreSpec attribute to allow test methods to be ignored during test runs. This spurred a discussion on whether it was necessary to even provide the ability to skip tests.
Headquartered in Albuquerque, Argyle Welding Supply is a family-owned wholesale distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases, welding equipment and supplies, with branches in Las Cruces (New Mexico) and El Paso (Texas).
Despite its success in the market, the company had still been faced with challenges; a lack of reliable data to provide accurate billing, resolve customer disputes and account for cylinders had a negative financial impact.
TrackAbout is proud to release version 1.0 of SpecEasy, our open-source unit testing framework for the .NET platform. SpecEasy features a simple, fluent language for writing unit tests in the style of behavior-driven development. Though it’s lightweight and has few dependencies, it includes powerful features such as nested contexts, expressive test results, and auto-mocking. Continue reading →
Partnership Offers Affordable Telemetry System to Industrial Gas Distributors
TrackAbout, a worldwide technology leader in asset tracking and management for the packaged gas industry, announced it formed a referral partnership with Vendor Managed Gas (VMG) to provide TrackAbout customers with remote access to cylinder levels, level alerts, temperature, and usage charts for high pressure and liquid cylinders. Continue reading →
Asset Tracking Software Integrates with Epicor, Sage, Infor and TECSYS Systems
TrackAbout, a technology leader in asset tracking and management for the packaged gas industry, announced that three North American distributors recently selected TrackAbout to integrate cylinder tracking data with their respective business management software solutions. Continue reading →