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OIG keeps the heat on AWP

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02/28/2002

WASHINGTON - The OIG continued its efforts last month to prove that average wholesale pricing should not be used when determining Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.

When bennys can change their mind

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02/28/2002

Recently, an article entitled "Medicare Capped Rental" authored by Nancy Burma appeared in your Dec. 2001 HME News publication. In the article, Ms.

HME excellence: The best and brightest get their due

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02/28/2002

Enron aside, no companies have endured as much federal scrutiny in recent times as those who operate in home medical equipment supply.

Bush proposes nat'l competitive bidding

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02/28/2002

WASHINGTON - Just like every spending plan since Ronald Reagan's first term, President Bush presented a 2003 budget last month that called for a national competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment.

HME e-tailers running with the bulls

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02/28/2002

YARMOUTH, Maine - Holiday shoppers flocked to e-tailers of all colors in 2001, including HMEs, boosting traffic and sales.

Financial & Billing Services

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02/28/2002

We asked vendors of leasing, insurance, billing and other financial services to provide a description of their product. Here's what they had to say.
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Mass. providers fight to keep secondary discounts, co-pays

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02/28/2002

BOSTON - Re/hab providers in Massachusetts say they're re-living a nightmare.

The ABN: It's time to declare victory!

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02/28/2002

There is a plaque on my office wall that reads "Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." I am not sure who the wise person was who first spoke these words but they have guided me through many difficult challenges, not the least of

Re/hab provider changes his tune

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02/28/2002

PORTLAND, Maine - Five years ago, Jim Greatorex never thought he'd be saying he'd prefer to do business with Medicare to private payers.

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