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PE firm acquires Liberty Medical

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11/21/2014

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Palm Beach Capital outbid 32 other parties to acquire Liberty Medical for $22 million above its asking price—a “stunning” result, say industry analysts.

Epic snowfall puts providers on standby

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11/21/2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. – HME providers say this week's record-breaking 7 feet of snow dumped on Buffalo and parts of Western New York hasn’t hampered operations—much.

NewsPoll: Beneficiaries experiencing access issues

‘How is this acceptable?’
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11/21/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – Nearly two years after the implementation of Round 2 of competitive bidding, and with the Round 1 recompete well under way, a whopping 95% of HME providers report they are still seeing beneficiary access issues.

Mixon steps aside

‘We’ve got a lot of good people that are much younger and better than me, perhaps’
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11/21/2014

ELYRIA, Ohio – Mal Mixon was at a business meeting in China, just ahead of the Paralympic Games in Beijing, when he learned the Chinese didn’t know how to play wheelchair basketball.

In brief: NCART gets social, NSM gets bigger

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11/21/2014

WASHINGTON – NCART has asked CRT stakeholders to take to Twitter in an effort to reach key Congressional offices to push—and pass—its two bills to carve out a separate benefit for complex rehab, by the end of the year.

Philips launches COPD Survey

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11/20/2014

Andover, Mass. – In recognition of World COPD Day Nov. 19, Royal Philips launched a patient survey to uncover the physical, emotional and psychological challenges COPD patients face on a daily basis.

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HME NewsPoll December 2014

The competitive bidding program is well under way. Have common problems associated with the program improved or worsened?

In 100 words or less, please describe what issues associated with the bidding program, if any, you are seeing?

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