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Closed Captioning Added To The Exemptee Course 

May 12, 2021. We've added something new, closed captioning. Students can read what the course instructor is teaching. This feature helps ESL (English as a second language) students, and hard of hearing students.

Impact of COVID-19 on HME - Survey Results 

May 15, 2020. COVID-19 is here, and creating supply chain disruptions leading to delays and order cancellations, as well as increased costs from surcharges and price changes from manufacturers and distributors. Read more about this, and access the referenced survey:  Survey results show impact of COVID-19 on HME - HME News

California HMDR Laws for 2018 

January 2018.  New California Home Medical Device Retailer (HMDR) Legislation - Effective January 1, 2018:  AB 1387, Arambula. Home medical device retail facility business: licensing: inspections.  This law modifies the requirement for the department to inspect a licensed home medical device retail facility business if it is accredited, as specified, by an accreditation organization approved by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

CDPH HMDR Program Website Re-Designed 

May 2017. Here's a link to the updated California Home Medical Device Retail Program website.

California's E-Pedigree Law Preempted 

Feb 11, 2014. On November 27, 2013, President Obama signed Public Law 113-54. This law contains provisions for a national track and trace system for prescription medication. Included within this law are provisions that preempt California's e-pedigree requirements. These provisions are in addition to those in the California Business and Professions Code that also preempt California's provisions should federal legislation in this area be enacted. The California Board of Pharmacy has posted a public notice about the inactivation of California's e-pedigree provisions. Learn more: Public Notice - California's E-Pedigree Law Preempted 

The Exemptee Institute Launches

Dec 30, 2012.  SkillsPlus International Inc. has created a dedicated website, www.exemptee.org, to support the informational needs of all medical device retailers and durable medical equipment (DME) providers. On this dedicated website, you will find the answers to many questions about the training requirements of Exemptees, the application process, and many other frequently asked questions. As always, if you can't find the answer to your questions, you are always welcome to give the Institute a call at 415-948-5220.



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