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07/22/2010

No one can stay in business with these new bids (Reaction to bid amounts: ‘I don’t know if we can make our way through this,’ HME News, August 2010). Even if they were able to double their volume, do they have the capital needed to support the growth?

The inevitable audit and empowered provider

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06/22/2010

So many audits, so little time! That's how many suppliers are describing the overwhelming number of audit requests they are receiving from CMS's contractors.

Letter to the editor: There must be a better way

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06/22/2010

How long do these people have to do an audit and hold up our cash flow? Are there any rules to this game?

If I'm an idiot, then what is CMS?

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06/22/2010

A few weeks ago, I was sitting at my desk at HME News' world headquarters here in Yarmouth, Maine, when as often happens, my phone rang. I picked up the receiver and said, "Hello, this is Mike."

We don't know what we don't know

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06/22/2010

A few years ago during a rough time in my life, I was living by myself when one day my home water heater stopped working. I didn't have much money, but the weather was warm so I decided to take cold showers until my finances improved.

This is a good problem to have

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06/22/2010

There's a detail that I failed to report in my coverage of CELA in the June issue: 60 of the 166 rehab industry and clinical professionals that participated in the event were there representing ATG Rehab.

HME Excellence Awards: Health Complex makes excellence simple

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05/24/2010

In 1984, Health Complex was nothing more than a section in a neighborhood pharmacy. More than a quarter century later, it is a $7.5 million healthcare organization with 64 employees, four locations and an HME Excellence Award for second runner-up in the respiratory category.

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.

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