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Education for 'today and the future'

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09/24/2018

Ask Medtrade Education Director Jeff Baird how he and his colleagues develop the most relevant topics for HME providers at the annual Georgia World Congress Center conference and expo, Oct. 15-17, he will tell you it comes down to timing.

Stark, Baird on post-Jan. 1

They address referral source re-education, capped rental conundrums, and outdated agreements
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09/14/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – The Medicare landscape could look very different on Jan. 1, 2019, but industry watchers don’t expect any knee-jerk reactions from HME providers.

A more relaxed Stark Law?

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07/30/2018

WASHINGTON – A more relaxed Stark Law could be a double-edged sword for HME providers, says healthcare attorney Jeff Baird.

Relaxed Stark Law: Could it result in increased efficiency but decreased competition?

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06/29/2018

WASHINGTON – A more relaxed Stark Law could be a double-edged sword for HME providers, says healthcare attorney Jeff Baird.

Town Hall format rules

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03/21/2018

If there’s one thing Medtrade Spring survey respondents have said they want from the educational sessions, it’s the chance to participate in the proceedings.

Ins and outs of subcontracting

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01/23/2018

AMARILLO, Texas – Healthcare attorney Jeff Baird says no provider likes subcontracting agreements; nevertheless, there are a large number of them out there.

Baird reviews ins and outs of subcontracting

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01/12/2018

Editor’s note: In last week’s HME Newswire, we ran the story, “Subcontracting exacerbates problems with bid program.” This is a follow-up.

Less lecturing, more engagement

Medtrade 2017 focuses more on ‘town hall’ sessions for education
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10/20/2017

The Medtrade Education Advisory Board wants more direct feedback from attendees to liven up seminar proceedings, and they contend the predominant “town hall” format will allow for just that level of dynamic participation.

Legal landscape: M&A, managed care top hot spots

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10/06/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – With increased complexity in the HME industry, comes increased legal ground to cover, say healthcare attorneys, particularly in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, and managed care.

Free legal advice Friday

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Friday, September 22, 2017

When you speak to industry attorneys, you get a wealth of information, more than can fit into a 400-word story for the November issue. So here are some outtakes from my recent conversations with Jeff Baird:

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