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Most people want to die at home

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Thursday, September 24, 2009

The Car move New York Times writer Timothy Egan makes a persuasive case for home care in his Sept.

The referral source spoke. Did you listen?

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

HME News and Emerge Sales completed a Webinar this mornng—"The Referral Source Speaks"— for 76 HME companies. Another 60 or so companies have registered to attend the same Webinar this Friday.

If you plan to take part in competitive bidding, you need to read this

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Monday, September 21, 2009

buy The Hollywood Sign When it comes to Medicare’s competitive bidding program, providers who plan to bid should keep in mind this old saying: “You can’t sell at a loss and make it up in volume.”

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer, or something like that

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

AAHomecare is in a difficult position. It is the industry’s national association, yet it has a relatively small membership. As such, non-members are often prone to question the association’s motives on a variety of issues.

AAHomecare lays out vision for Medicare oxygen

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Monday, September 14, 2009

The following letter from AAHomecare is of critical importance to all HMEs who provide Medicare oxygen. If you want to find out what oxygen reimbursement could look like in the future, read on. —Mike Moran

Hello, HME News? This is the GAO, and we have some questions about oxygen

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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

This morning, little old me, the humble executive editor of HME News, spent 40 minutes on the phone with four Government Accountability Office officials, answering questions about Medicare oxygen.

Don't miss this: AAHomecare states the industry's case on C-SPAN

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Thursday, September 3, 2009

When former Medicare administrator Bruce Vladeck made several wildly inaccurate statements about HME and oxygen on C-SPAN last week, AAHomecare went on the offensive, pointing out the error of his ways.

Survey on oxygen reform says...

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Eighty-one percent of the 154 respondents to a recent NAIMES poll support reducing payments for stationary-only patients if it means maintaining payments for stationary-portable patients and increasing payments for portable patients.

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