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Warning shot

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04/24/2015

Please think hard about this warning! In the March issue of HME News, industry stakeholders proudly state that the “PMD demo is working” (page 19).

Get behind HME Audit Key

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04/24/2015

Providers are handicapped by an overwhelming number of rubber stamp denials coming from the Medicare audit system. Not only do these denials threaten businesses, especially smaller ones, but more importantly, they’re jeopardizing critical care for patients.

Good business is doing good

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03/20/2015

Anne called our Medicare Complaint Hotline with a complaint that had absolutely nothing to do with DME, competitive bidding or audits. She wanted to talk about health insurance and prescription drugs. 

Will 2015 be the year providers and practitioners play together?

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02/20/2015

We were inspired by Rick Rector’s “Hold on a little longer” editorial in the January issue of HME News, and we would like to submit our collective thoughts about what’s in store for DME providers in 2015.

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.

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