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Friday, April 8, 2016

This morning, Jo Ellen, the HME News sales rep, sent Liz, Theresa and I a very interesting email.  

While she was decluttering her house last night in preparation for an upcoming town-wide paper shredding event, Jo came across a receipt from when she was born in the hospital.

Another advice column obsession, another opportunity to have eyes opened

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Friday, April 8, 2016

I’ve written in the past about my obsession with Dear Prudence, an advice column on Slate.com.

Providers are picky, defiant about bid contracts

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

We’re a day or so into our most recent Newspoll question:

In general, have you accepted the majority of the contracts that you’ve been offered by Medicare as part of the competitive bidding program?

Pricing for test strips takes a dive, but where is the reaction?

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Friday, April 1, 2016

There's been a lot of chatter over the past two weeks about the new Round 2 re-compete payment amounts. With seemingly a gazillion different HCPCS codes with their corresponding prices (per region), folks have been burning up their calculators to crunch the numbers, I'm sure.

Are you beside yourself, too?

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

I heard from a reader in the wake of CMS releasing the new payment amounts for the Round 2 re-compete.

ResMed responds

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Friday, March 18, 2016

All of us at ResMed are excited about the Brightree acquisition. It supports our long-standing commitment to our home medical equipment customers with whom we have worked for 26-plus years to change the lives of millions of patients with serious respiratory conditions.

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Post-acute care: The Internet of the 90s

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

We hosted the Home Health Technology Summit earlier this week in New Orleans, and I had the event in the back of my mind when I was reading a New York Times

Up close and selfie

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Friday, March 11, 2016

Theresa came back from Medtrade bearing gifts.

“Want a selfie stick?”

“Yup.”

Use ‘The Force’ to evolve in growing market

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Thursday, March 3, 2016
Clint Geffert
Clint Geffert is president of VGM & Associates

If you’re anything like my family, making a visit to the local cinema to watch the new Star Wars film was a must-do. My three boys were fascinated with the movie and characters, just as the original Star Wars had captured imaginations a generation ago.

Trending at Medtrade: Optimism, selfies and … man buns?

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Vegas is a Starbucks and Pepsi kind of town; I am a Dunkin Donuts and Diet Coke kind of girl.

So, I adapt, getting my morning caffeine fix from that Seattle brew (but eschewing Pepsi in favor of water—I do have my standards).

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