Brightree announces no-fee integrated interface with VGM Fulfillment
HME providers reduce costs and achieve faster reimbursements with direct-to-patient shipping and automatic population of delivery tracking information
ATLANTA – August 20, 2015 – Brightree®, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, and VGM Fulfillment, the nation’s largest consignment-based CPAP resupply service, announced today the availability of a no-fee integrated interface between Brightree HME and VGM Fulfillment. Brightree customers can now significantly reduce shipping and inventory costs and improve time to reimbursement with direct-to-patient shipping of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) supplies from VGM.
“Improving the patient experience and reducing operating costs is vital to the success of any HME provider in today’s competitive healthcare environment,” said Rob Boeye, executive vice president, at Brightree. “Since 2008, VGM and Brightree have partnered to help providers improve the patient experience and achieve faster reimbursements. This new no-fee agreement allows providers to realize additional reductions in operating costs by removing any transaction fees.”
Brightree’s integration with VGM Fulfillment enables providers to:
- Reduce inventory cost with direct drop shipments to patients
- Improve patient satisfaction with order specific delivery tracking information
- Speed up the billing process for faster reimbursements
According to Jeremy Stolz, vice president distribution, VGM & Associates, “We are excited about advancing and expanding our integration with Brightree. This will help our mutual customers streamline their processes while lowering their overhead in a challenging reimbursement environment. VGM Fulfillment will continue to work with Brightree to develop and launch additional cutting edge solutions. ”
About VGM Fulfillment
VGM Fulfillment, a division of VGM Group, Inc. is the nation’s premiere CPAP fulfillment service. Headquartered in Waterloo, IA, VGM Fulfillment stocks CPAP supplies from all major vendors. Since its inception in 2009, VGM Fulfillment has picked, packed and shipped millions of CPAP resupply orders on behalf of hundreds of DME and Sleep providers. VGM Fulfillment provides the most efficient, technologically advanced, yet cost-effective solution for resupply in the industry.
Brightree is the leading provider of cloud-based software to improve clinical and business performance in the post-acute care industry. The Company serves more than 3,000 organizations in the home medical equipment (HME), home health, hospice, private duty, orthotic and prosthetic (O&P), HME pharmacy, home infusion, and rehab home care segments. Brightree’s solutions follow the natural workflow of providers to automate and improve how they manage their businesses, serve patients, and protect reimbursements. The company is ranked as one of the top 100 healthcare IT companies in the U.S. on the prestigious Healthcare Informatics 100 (HCI 100) list. For further information, visit brightree.com or call 1.888.GET-BTRE (438-2783).
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