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Competitive bid program reform options and opportunities

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Barry Alexander, Matthew Agnew, and Emily Shaw

The DMEPOS competitive bidding program has a long and controversial history; at this point, however, the program appears to be well-cemented into the fabric of the industry.

TO’d and sick of the BS

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Friday, March 10, 2017

The best part of my twitter feed is a handful of HME providers who are fairly active on the social media tool.

Can't shake this topic

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Friday, March 10, 2017

I always learn something new at Medtrade. This year, I learned new methods for greeting people without shaking hands, including the fist bump, the elbow tap and the air high five.

Medtrade Spring Day 2: An AAHomecare update and some sales tips for you

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

At dinner Monday evening we had a great vantage point from which to people watch. It being Vegas, you’d think that meant watching a very…colorful parade.

Better to swim with the sharks

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

It’s a chilly today, here in Las Vegas, but here’s hoping things warm up with the official start of Medtrade Spring ’17 this morning.

Thinking about snow…and the Summit

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Because I start planning the educational program for the HME News Business Summit in January or February, I often equate the event with winter. 

Diabetes in the news, in my life

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

CGMs are all around me. Ads for the Dexcom G5, in particular, keep popping up on websites. I am guessing this is because I Googled it while writing a story about Medicare’s recent decision to start paying for certain CGMs (the Dexcom currently being the only one that meets the criteria at this time).

Health care, for a Price

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Monday, January 23, 2017

I’ve been making a round of calls to HME industry consultants today to see what they’re working on with their provider clients. (Managing Editor Theresa likes to call the story that I write from these calls “Consultant’s corner.”) I can’t say that I’ve dug up much yet.

It was a ResMed kind of year

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

In our HME Newswire on Monday, we featured a story on the top 10 most viewed stories on www.hmenews.com for all of 2016.

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What happens in Vegas sometimes requires a little DME

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

I’m back in the office after two (glorious!) weeks away. For Christmas, Mom, I and Aunt Patti went to a little burg known to many as Sin City.

As an HME provider, you more likely know it as the site of Medtrade Spring.

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