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Crunch time

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Tuesday, March 4, 2008

On Friday afternoon, we were still awaiting official word, but it appears that CMS will require that HME providers who plan to submit bids for round 2 of national competitive bidding be accredited or apply to become accredited by May 14, 2008.

More trouble ahead?

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Monday, March 3, 2008

A few interesting news items popped up today:

Rotech hangs by a thread

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Friday, February 29, 2008

The NASDAQ hasn’t given up on Orlando-based Rotech Healthcare—yet.

Rooting for Taco

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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

AAH to CMS: Suspend competitive bidding

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Friday, February 22, 2008

AAHomecare, in a letter dated Feb. 22, asked the Department of Health and Human Services and CMS to "suspend" the first round of national competitive bidding based on a new study conducted by two economists from Robert Morris University.

Respiratory rocker

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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Tune in tonight to see Amanda Overmyer, a 23-year-old respiratory therapy nurse, compete on American Idol. The show's judges named Overmyer as one of their final 24 contestants last week.

Pennsylvania HME association unveils competitive bidding study

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Monday, February 18, 2008

Here's the text of a press release issued today by the Pennsylvania HME association.

Senate requests $500k surety bond for HME

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Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Penelope buy The 13th Warrior divx I'm sure you'll be hearing a lot more about this in the coming days and weeks

An idea that won't go away

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Thursday, February 7, 2008

Back in 2006, CMS thought it would be a good idea to compare Medicare and Internet pricing for power wheelchairs to help create new fee schedule amounts. After an uproar from the industry, however, the agency relented.

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