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Letters to the editor: Reform creates problems

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05/24/2010

This is in response to "ZPIC: The newest acronym to strike fear in providers" (HME News, March 2010).

Change can be good

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05/24/2010

Change is normal, but it's not natural. It will never be "back to normal" but rather "forward to normal." We create our new normal. Change is relative. Resilience is determined in part by how much change you've been accustomed to in the past.

Letter to the editor

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04/26/2010

I would like to submit a clarification that might make the intent and provisions of H.R. 4662, the Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Act of 2010, a little clearer.

PR stands for pathetic response

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04/26/2010

Scattered throughout this issue are news stories about public relations.

Let's build on our momentum

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04/26/2010

The HME sector has more than its fair share of challenges ahead: the competitive bidding program, the oxygen cap, burdens on mobility providers, the device tax, regulatory issues. The list is long and daunting.

'I wish none of this had happened'

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03/25/2010

As I was lying on the couch one day last month, feeling very sick and doped up on azithromycin, Tylenol, Sudafed and Robitussin, I came across an article by Robert J. Samuelson, Newsweek's resident economic curmudgeon.

HME Excellence Awards

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03/25/2010

HME Excellence Awards judges scrutinize every detail when determining which nominees get to step up onto the podium and often it's the little things that make the difference.

Letters to the editor

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03/25/2010

'They just don't care about the little guy'

CMS: Master of the double standard

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03/25/2010

CMS expects HME providers to have their ducks in a row. When providers submit claims, for example, the agency expects those claims to adhere to certain coverage policy and documentation requirements.

Why expect anything better?

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03/22/2010

What exactly did you expect from CNN (See “CNN News investigates Medicare payements,” HME News, September 2009)? A few quick bullets to the back of the head is what we got. Believe me—they knew exactly what they were doing.

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