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Pass the Pepto. Healthcare reform targets oxygen

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The news coming out of Washington on healthcare reform keeps getting worse for HME. This little nugget of coal came in late Tuesday evening from AAHomecare:

More reason to worry about healthcare reform

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

If you aren't already worried and concerned about how healthcare reform is being carried out in Washington, you will after reading Congressman Randy Forbes

Invacare hits the trifecta

Monday, June 15, 2009

Congratulations to Invacare for being named to the Fortune 1000. This is a credit to CEO Mal Mixon's leadership and vision. To grow a company from $19 million to $1.75 billion is an incredible achievement.

Medicare: An ocean of money

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

The Wall Street Journal published a heavy-handed editorial today that blasts the Obama administration's case for healthcare reform. What timing: Sen.

Payments for HME: Inappropriate?

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

A Senate Finance Committee document that lists revenue options for financing healthcare reform "targets Medicare home medical equipment payments for potential reduction in reimbursements but does not propose specific cuts," according to AAHomecare.

No seat at the summit?

Friday, March 6, 2009

It doesn't look like any homecare organizations were invited to participate in President Barack Obama's healthcare summit today. More than 150 lawmakers, health industry executives and "average Americans" were invited, but not AAHomecare, not the National Association for Home Care and Hospice.

Bittersweet healthcare reform

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Here's the thing about healthcare reform: It can help and hurt the HME industry.