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One event, with twice the energy

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06/19/2015

In mid-May, I had the pleasure of attending the Northeast Post Acute Care Symposium in Connecticut. The Symposium was this year’s combined meeting of the HOMES and NYMEP associations, joined for the first time.

The future is coming

It sounds obvious, and it is.
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06/19/2015

The future is coming.

But while it sounds obvious, the future is not simple to predict and it’s certainly not easy to navigate.

And yet, it’s coming, always coming.

Staying paid

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05/26/2015

I would like to respond to Doug Harrison’s letter to the editor (“Warning shot,” May 2015).

Anthem today, HME providers tomorrow?

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05/26/2015

Just how much does a provider stand to lose from a hacker’s breach of protected health information (PHI)? Consider a recent theft in Richardson, Texas, where 5,000 individuals had their PHI stolen.

Avoid these business minefields at all costs

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05/26/2015

Whether you’re managing a large or small business or a department, there are a few “business minefields” to avoid.

People are your most valuable asset

Choose your wheelchair cushions wisely

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04/24/2015

Typically, when wheelchair cushions are selected, pressure ulcers are not top of mind—despite the fact that they are very common and can be deadly.

Write the check and make the call

Times have changed, but the need for grassroots action has not
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04/24/2015

Well, I am a few months past a year since I officially retired from AAHomecare and the national spotlight as a spokesman and advocate for the independent HME provider community.

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. 

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