Word on the street

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

“Don’t allow yourself to get down. We all move in the direction of our dominant thought. If you think you’re going to be a victim, then you might as well start acting like road kill.” – Val Halamandaris

“I see a new market developing where baby boomers who are retiring will say, ‘To hell with insurance and Medicare. I will buy it myself.’” – Shelly Prial 

“Medicare has always challenged the HME industry. The Medicare law calls us a supplier and not a provider. I am personally offended by that.” – Joel Marx

“Traditionally, hospital-owned ventures are not as efficient as the entrepreneurial model. They are aware that treating the HME as a division of the hospital isn’t always the best thing.” – Don Davis

“Are you going to seek further government revenue? I say, absolutely not. I find them to be the worst business partner in the world.” – Jim Greatorex

“At some point we will win. I don’t know when or how it will happen, but this industry will get the recognition it really deserves.” – Karyn Estrella