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A big ouch for Lincare

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Friday, August 11, 2017

The data is starting to trickle in for this year’s State of the Industry Report, which we’ll publish online in December. One of those pieces of data: the top 100 suppliers by amount allowed by Medicare.

Outlier snacks, data and the tyranny of the blank (logbook) page

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Monday, August 7, 2017

When it comes to data in healthcare, nothing does it like diabetes.

Head banging

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Friday, July 28, 2017

In case you missed it, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPac) in June published

The princess slept very well, thank you!

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Monday, July 24, 2017

In the game of life, it’s not uncommon to receive congratulations when someone learns you’ve bought a new house or car. This, despite the idea—at least to me—that I am also being congratulated on incurring debt that I will be making monthly payments on for (gulp) years.

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‘Action expresses priorities’

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

In these challenging days of national competitive bidding pricing and widespread auditing, HME businesses can be, understandably, an insular bunch.

But there are problems in any market. And the severity of those problems typically ebb and flow, with periods of decline and regrowth.

Help us help you

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

When it comes to the HME industry, data can be hard to come by.

Higher than ever

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Friday, June 16, 2017

With the better part of half a year now behind us (where did it go???), I thought I’d dig into Google Analytics and see what the most read stories have been so far this year.

Don't let the folksy veneer fool you, Heartland means business

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

James Rogers is not just here for the party. Oh yeah, he likes the parties: the hog roast, Fiesta in the Heartland.

“You’ve got to go, it’s lots of fun,” he tried to convince me (I do not like parties. There, I said it).

Hot in the Heartland

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

There’s an old saying: If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen.

A nail, a horse, and a lost war

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

It’s always a pleasure to speak with Weesie Walker, the executive director of NRRTS and before that a long-time clinician with National Seating and Mobility. Here’s the thing about Walker: She may be one of the most unassuming people you know, but she’s also one of the smartest.

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