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These graphs speak for themselves

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

I was putting the finishing touches on our Databank page for the July issue this morning, and the updates to the Medicare Market Marker hit me like a ton of bricks.

What’s your 12,365?

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Imagine if you never forgot a person’s name ever again? How much easier could that make your life? That was the talk at today’s opening session at Heartland 2016.The session was called “Welcome to Your Brain” and it was about training your memory.

HME News PSA

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Friday, June 3, 2016

I hate to give you a checklist, and on a Friday.

But here’s where my brain is at, at the end of this short, but very long, workweek.

Help make it all possible

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Wayne Merdinger
executive vice president & general manager, MK Battery

It is a sport played in 27 countries. Thousands of uniquely gifted athletes of all ages compete. Scores of spectators are amazed. It touches hearts and changes lives. Power Soccer, known internationally asPowerchair Football, enables power wheelchair users to pursue their dreams.

Proposed changes for surety bonds: Counter abuses to the program, or place too heavy burdens on providers?

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Todd Bryant
president and founder, Bryant Surety Bonds

On March 1, 2016, CMS published a proposed rule that seeks to address a growing number of abuses of the federal healthcare program by certain Medicare providers.

Wrong and right

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

This is what it must be like to work in the HME industry.

In the same day (today), I received an email from a provider that exemplifies all that is wrong with the HME industry, and another that exemplifies all that is right.

First the wrong.

Mirror, mirror on the wall

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

The goal of this year’s HME News Business Summit is to change the way you see the HME industry and, more importantly, your business.

To help us do that, we’ve brought in some important “outsiders.”

Buen camino

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Friday, May 13, 2016

I knew it had been a while since my last blog post, but I didn’t realize it’s been a month and a half (sorry, Liz). What’s funny is that it will be at least another month and a half until I write my next one.

'This is what needs to be written about'

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

I had a provider email me this week who was asking if we could use our trusty HME Databank to show how the competitive bidding program has affected access to home medical equipment.

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