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Letter to the editor: Accreditation: WellPoint responds

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01/22/2012

I read the following article in on your web site "Accreditation: Medicare's requirement not foolproof," HME News November 2011).  I was disappointed that WellPoint was not contacted for comment on this story.

Modification, not elimination

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01/22/2012

It's never a good feeling when we send our January issue to the printers in mid-December and it has three stories about a new power mobility device demonstration, including a front-page story, and CMS decides on Dec. 29 to postpone said demo "until further notice."

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.

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