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Nowhere to hide: Reimbursement cuts multiply

‘We cannot survive’ wrote one poll respondent
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08/19/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Third-party payers have wasted no time applying recently reduced Medicare pricing, respondents to the latest HME Newspoll say.

CMS eases resupply requirements, but questions remain

‘We are still going to attempt to obtain everything,’ says one provider
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08/19/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Recent revisions to the documentation requirements for CPAP resupplies are a “huge win,” but industry stakeholders want further clarification.

National Seating & Mobility: Big, and about to get bigger

‘I would think they’re probably going to plan to double or triple the size of this business’
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08/19/2016

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has had a banner year, with a slew of acquisitions and the launch of its home accessibility business, which is why it might be the perfect time to sell.

In brief: Drive explains sale, ResMed and F&P trade lawsuits

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08/19/2016

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Drive Medical has sent a letter to its customers in response to reports that private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is close to buying the company.

ResMed under investigation

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08/19/2016

SAN DIEGO – ResMed in July received a federal administrative subpoena from the Office of Inspector General requesting documents and other information related to its patient resupply software.

Inc. recognizes HME on 5000 list

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08/18/2016

NEW YORK – The HME industry continues to make its mark on Inc. Magazine's 35th annual 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies in the country.

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HME NewsPoll September 2016

Medicare on Jan. 1 and July 1 implemented reimbursement cuts in non-bid areas as part of the national rollout of competitive bidding. Also on July 1, the agency implemented reimbursement cuts in bid areas as part of the Round 2 re-compete.

In 100 words or less, please share how the new Medicare pricing has impacted reimbursement for other payers, such as Medicaid and third-party payers?