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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

In March, HME News sent out a best practices survey to its readers. The results of the seven-question survey—completed by 197 people, most of them providers— is a goldmine. Here's why: The questions were open ended, not multiple choice.

Headless DHS

Friday, April 3, 2009

Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius probably won't be confirmed (or not) as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services until later this month, the New York Times reported today.

You tell 'em, Vince!

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Industry consultant Vince Crew was part of a panel discussing the auto bailout on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees on Monday. Crew,  "America's Everyday Ethics Guy," argued that the government should have let Chrysler and GM fail. He told Cooper:

Flying high

Friday, March 27, 2009

I came across this letter to a consumer reporter online today:

Napoleon Dynamite hd

CMNs and DIFs=Rocket science?

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Are certificates of medical necessity (CMNs) and DME information forms (DIFs) that confusing to fill out and submit?

Are you at risk?

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Overweight? Underactive? African American or Latino? You're at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The fourth Tuesday of every March is Diabetes Alert Day, created by the American Diabetes Association to call attention to the seriousness of Type 2 diabetes.


Really want to help small businesses?

Thursday, March 19, 2009

In a release today, AAHomecare applauded President Barack Obama for making available $15 billion in loans to small businesses. But the association didn't stop there.