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A little PR goes a long way

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Monday, November 5, 2007

A lot has been said about the need for home medical equipment providers to get the mainstream media’s attention. It’s hard to believe, but most people don’t know about HME (unless they’re caring for an elderly or disabled family member of friend).

Read it and weep

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Friday, November 2, 2007

The OIG’s Work Plan for 2008 has a ton of DME investigations on tap. To see a copy of the Work Plan, click here. The HME section starts on page 31.

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Thursday, November 1, 2007

Look who's selling their business

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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

The M&A market for home medical equipment companies may be in the doldrums, but that doesn't mean no one is trying to sell their company.

A sad day in America

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Say it ain’t so

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

While making calls for the December issue, an industry source asked me whether I had noticed participation in state association events dwindling. The attendance was “abysmal,” he said, at each of the state association events he has spoken at this year.

This is absurd

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Monday, October 22, 2007

The Whole Wide World hd Here’s a statistic I cannot get out of my head: Of the 276 providers who responded to our October HME NewsPoll, 51% said that most of their Medicare beneficiaries cannot affo

Baby boomer bulge

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Wednesday, October 17, 2007

t’s the moment home medical equipment providers have been waiting for, right? A 62-year-old retired Maryland schoolteacher became the first retiring baby boomer to apply for Social Security benefits on Monday, setting off what’s being dubbed a “silver tsunami.”

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