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Will someone please help me understand this?

Monday, August 16, 2010

I had a conversation this morning that left me shaking my head.

This may be a whacky idea, but do you have a better one?

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Here's something I've been thinking about for a long time: Would it be totally off the wall to suggest that Medicare remove a bunch of HME products from the fee schedule?

Don't take this lying down and other words of wisdom

Friday, August 6, 2010

During the course of my work week, I often call up people I haven't talked to in awhile just to chat and see if there's anything going on that we ought to check in to.

The 10 most interesting people in HME

Friday, July 30, 2010

People love lists. I love lists. Why is that? What is it about a list that makes you automatically want to scan it?

Spring ahead of the competition, but, of course, always do the right thing

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

I just finished reading an HME News story about a provider who later this summer plans to add a line of shoes with "coil springs."

Best business advice ever, Part III

Friday, July 23, 2010

Here is the third installment of Best Business Advice Ever from this year's HME News Business Summit speakers.

I hate it when I hear stuff like this

Thursday, July 22, 2010

I talked to a consultant last week who said something that left me shaking my head. Since CMS announced the competitive bid prices earlier this month, he's talked to both winning and losing HME providers, and guess what?

Here you go: The best business advice ever, Part II

Friday, July 16, 2010

Here's the second installment of the "best business advice ever" from speakers who will be at this year's HME News Business Summit, Sept. 12-14, in Nashville.

Okay. Competitive bidding stinks, but what is appropriate pricing for HME?

Thursday, July 15, 2010

I'll be honest: While I realize competitive bidding is a terribly flawed program, I have no idea what Medicare should pay for DME. Congress and CMS obviously don't know either. Neither, I'm sure, does 99.9% of the general public.