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Providers look to technology to boost compliance

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04/17/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – With compliance rates for CPAP therapy that fall somewhere between 51% and 75%, about half of the respondents to a recent HME NewsPoll admit there’s room for improvement.

Binding bids language heads to president’s desk

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04/15/2015

WASHINGTON – The Senate on Tuesday passed a “doc fix” bill that contains binding bids language.

Great debate: To niche or not?

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04/10/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers have long debated whether it’s best to specialize or diversify, but these days, the 800-pound gorilla that is Medicare is driving those decisions, they say.

Law has ‘minimal impact’ on providers, good or bad

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04/10/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – A provision in the Affordable Care Act that mandates insurance coverage hasn’t necessarily resulted in increased business for HME providers.

Labor Tracker tackles wheelchair repairs

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04/10/2015

LABADIE, Mo. – Provider Doug Westerdahl and consultant Dick Fuller have partnered to create a new company: HME Labor Tracker. 

3-D technology intrigues prosthetists

‘In today’s world of technology, you’ve got to be looking at just about everything,’ says one provider
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04/10/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – It sounds like something out of a sci-fi film: artificial limbs rolling off a 3-D printer.

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