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Look for Internet dealers to sell more oxygen equipment, study says

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Thursday, October 7, 2010

I came across this study the other day by Kalorama  Information, which predicts big changes are in store for the home respiratory market. Here's the executive summary, which I think you'll find interesting. MM

Got questions about audits? Tom Walters has some answers

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Tom Walters is the president of Total Office Management in Columbia, S.C. And when he says Total Office Management, he means it. Walters consults on everything related to running an office.

CMS take note: Here's something honest and true

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Friday, September 24, 2010

I had a long conversation this morning with an HME provider who's trying to serve his patients well and make living.

Will you survive competitive bidding? This information will help provide the answer

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Yesterday, I called Karen Moore for some information on revenue per full-time employee for HME companies. Karen is a turnaround expert and a partner at AnCor Healthcare Consulting.

Test your industry knowledge: Take the HME News challenge

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Friday, September 17, 2010

I mentioned a while ago that I just received a fresh batch of DME data from CMS. As I was looking at this data, I thought it would be kind of fun to put together a little test. So here you go. Test your knowledge. The answers are at the bottom, but don't look!

Lincare's raking in the money from Medicare

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Friday, September 10, 2010

I am just about to shut it down for the weekend, but first I want to share some Medicare data and statistics that that I've been collecting over the past few months for a future project.

Check this out:

Competitive bidding update: There's an important meeting next week

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

If you are in Washington next week, here's something you may want to check out:

'Seniors fear nursing homes more than death'

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Friday, September 3, 2010

Dr. Steve Landers of the Cleveland Clinic said something very interesting this week at Invacare's annual Media Day. He called home care "futuristic."

Breaking news: Graham-Field announces leadership change

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Friday, August 27, 2010

I'm flying out Monday to Elryia, Ohio, and will spend Tuesday visiting with Invacare and getting up to speed with all the stuff they are doing these days.  Before I go, I want to pass on this piece of news that came flying into my in-box at 3:46 pm this afternoon.

Here you go:

The data is in: Many HME providers have business models that are destined to fail

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Friday, August 20, 2010

I just finished reviewing the results from the 2010 HME News/Steven Richards Financial Benchmarking Survey. We'll present all of the findings at the HME News Business Summit next month in Nashville, so I don't want to give too much away here.

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