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The year in review

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Thursday, January 3, 2008

Before 2007 becomes a faint memory, here are the 10 most viewed HME News stories for the year. It’s no surprise that fraud is the subject of four of the top 10 stories, national competitive bidding is the subject of three stories and industry legislation is the subject of two.

Musical COPD patients

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Friday, December 28, 2007

Knock Off buy There are a bunch of people in Phoenix singing the praises of the John C. Lincoln Better Breathers support group and with good reason.

Here's how you get rich

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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Now that Philips Electronics has acquired Respironics for $5.1 billion, there's all kinds of speculation that the other key manufacturers in the sleep market might be ripe for the picking.

Express your outrage

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Friday, December 14, 2007

The news out there is bad, but it's not all bad.

Another hit

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Friday, December 14, 2007

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report today that shows doctors and other Medicaid providers owe billions in unpaid taxes.

Major oxygen cuts in the works

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Wednesday, December 12, 2007
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If you’ve got any pull with a U.S. representative or senator, you better reach out to them ASAP and explain why they should vote against deep cuts to Medicare oxygen reimbursement.

HME round up

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Friday, December 7, 2007

NBC Nightly News bumped its two-part report on Medicare fraud from Dec. 5 to Dec. 12 and 13. Looks like the story will include a close but balanced look at the DME industry.

NBC News reports on Medicare fraud

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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Tune into NBC Nightly News this evening, Dec. 5, for a report on Medicare fraud and abuse by correspondent Mark Potter. Unlike a New York Times story that ran Nov. 30, this report looks like it might be fair and balanced.

The HME industry has arrived

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Monday, December 3, 2007

I received an interesting email Friday in regards to the story in the New York Times, “Golden Opportunities: Oxygen Suppliers Fight to Keep a Medicare Boon.” If you haven’t read it, t

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