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Medicare sees a number, not a mother

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02/20/2015

By Gary Rench

I need to call a patient’s family and tell them that I either have to pick up the hospital bed they are renting from me, or they have to sign a document that states they are willing to pay privately. 

Change your attitude, Shelly says

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02/20/2015

When my granddaughter was only seven years old, she taught me the meaning of attitude.

So, how bad do you really want me?

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01/23/2015

I know you want me. You think about me all the time. The question is, am I your fantasy or do you have the courage to take me and make me yours? Can you really handle me?

'Our credibility is at an all-time high'

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01/23/2015

As the chairman of the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) board of directors, I can assure you that there was no downtime for the association over the holidays and its activity has certainly not eased into 2015.

Remembering Maddak's founder

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01/23/2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bel-Art Products & Maddak Inc. founder Kurt Landsberger on Dec. 19, 2014.

Peggy says...'mistakes vs. fraud'

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12/23/2014

The Washington Post recently published an article on power wheelchair fraud as the first in a four-part series detailing problems in the Medicare system.

A lean perspective: The power of process consistency

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12/23/2014

Many providers struggle with implementing and maintaining consistent, well-defined processes.

Building a better future

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12/23/2014

If you’re reading this right now, you’re a leader in the home medical equipment community.

Outlook 2015: Hold on a little longer

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12/23/2014

As I write this on a gray day in mid-December, I’m thinking ahead to 2015 and what the new year will bring. It’s not just that I’m eager for spring (which I am), but that I believe the next year will be a better one for the HME industry.

Accreditation isn't enough

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12/01/2014

You can’t get married without a license from the state. You cannot even own an automobile or drive that automobile without a state license. But you can put up a sign a saying “Joe’s DME” and you are a dealer.

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