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Say it ain’t so

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

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

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.”

The Top 100 HME branches

Friday, October 12, 2007

Here's some data I had left over from a Freedom of Information Act request I filed with the SADMERC earlier this year. If you click on the link below, you'll download a PDF that contains the 100 most lucrative HME branches in the United States for 2006, as measured by Medicare allowed charges.

I beg to differ

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Here is my response to an email I received this morning from an outraged HME provider:

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Dancing with the stars

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

I’m not holding my breath, but it would be nice if the industry gets some straight answers tomorrow, Oct.

More bad news for USProtect, GSA

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Clubbed dvd Okay, so not only does the GSA have a