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Letter to the editor: PECOS: 'Whole process very trying'

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01/22/2012

I wasted several hours trying to fill out the application (855S) on the PECOS site ("Revalidation: Check the list twice," HME News, January 2012). It only allows new suppliers to apply.

Audits: Part 2

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01/22/2012

Editor's note: This is Part II of a five part series. Part III will address post-payment audits; Part IV will compare post-payment audits and prepayment reviews conducted by DME MACs with those conducted by ZPICs; and Part V will discuss contractor abuses and the steps that AAHomecare and industry stakeholders are taking to correct the abuses.

Best Rehab Technology Provider

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01/22/2012

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Teresa Glass Owens once had a friend who was fired from UPS after only two weeks of employment there.

How big is your vocabulary? 3,500 words can make a difference

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01/22/2012

The HME industry is beset by challenges beyond anything imagined just 10 years ago. From the implications of ACOs to competitive bidding to ZPICs, industry stakeholders, regardless of their views, must take steps to either defend or challenge these changes. In short, effective communicators are needed. Are you ready to speak your mind?

Test

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01/03/2012

 Test Article

Letter to the editor: No whiny talk

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12/27/2011

I just finished reading the Medtrade Special Report section ("How can Medicare save money," HME News October 2011).

Audits: Part 1

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12/27/2011

Editor's note: This introductory overview is Part I of a five-part series.

Keeping the clowns out of your company

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12/27/2011

While presenting at the 2011 HME News Business Summit in September, several people asked for advice on ways they could better verify the skills and backgrounds of their job applicants.

2011 HME Excellence Awards

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11/21/2011

NORTH HUNTINGTON, Pa. - QualiCare Home Medical puts up some impressive numbers.

You will have to change

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11/21/2011

The DME industry is dealing with many issues, but Medicare competitive bidding remains the biggest threat to the health of our industry. While The MED Group continues to advocate for repeal through support of H.R. 1041, we recognize the importance of helping our member partners prepare for the bidding process and the new business environment that competitive bidding will bring to our industry. Even though our efforts remain focused on eliminating competitive bidding, we understand the importance of prudent planning, thus preparing our businesses to operate in the most efficient and profitable manner.

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